Fairvilla, Florida

Fairvilla is an unincorporated community in Orange County, Florida, United States.[1] The community is located along U.S. Route 441 along the northern border of Orlando, and parts of it have been annexed by the city. The area is known as a commercial district and includes the Fairvilla Adult Superstore sex shop. During the 1980s, an urban legend began regarding a large red apeman known as the "Fairvilla Gorilla", which had supposedly been sighted in the area.[2]

Fairvilla, Florida
Fairvilla, Florida is located in Florida
Fairvilla, Florida
Fairvilla, Florida
Coordinates: 28°34′44″N 81°24′31″W / 28.57889°N 81.40861°W / 28.57889; -81.40861Coordinates: 28°34′44″N 81°24′31″W / 28.57889°N 81.40861°W / 28.57889; -81.40861
CountryUnited States
98 ft (30 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)407, 321
GNIS feature ID282342[1]


  1. ^ a b "Fairvilla, Florida". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Jenkins, Greg (2010). Chronicles of the Strange and Uncanny in Florida. Pineapple Press. pp. 112–113. ISBN 9781561644773.