Mulberry (Florida)

Mulberry is a small city of roughly 3,000 residents in southwestern Polk County, Florida.

Get in

By car

Mulberry is located at the junction of State Road 60 and State Road 37. S.R. 60 is a major east-west route across Central Florida and connects Mulberry with Brandon, Tampa, and Clearwater to the west and Bartow, Lake Wales, and Vero Beach to the east. Heading north, S.R. 37 becomes the busiest north-south road through Lakelandsigned as South Florida Ave. To the south, S.R. 37 runs into sparsely populated rural area, dotted with many phosphate mines and associated chemical plants. The road passes through the 4-corners border between Polk, Hillsborough County, Manatee County, and Hardee County directly and jumps diagonally from Polk to Manatee County and is the quickest route from Polk County to the Sarasota/Bradenton area (via S.R. 64).

By air

The nearest commercial airport is Tampa International Airport (IATA: TPA) located on the west side of Tampa. Lakeland Linder Regional Airport (IATA: LAL) is roughly 10 miles away, but currently does not have scheduled, commercial flights (as of November 2012).

By train

The nearest Amtrak station is located in downtown Lakeland (Code: LAK; 600 E. Main St.; +1 863-683-6368).

Get around

By taxi




The familiar sight of a gypsum stack. Gypsum is a byproduct of the process of turning phosphate into phosphoric acid.




Stay safe

Mulberry Police Department: +1 863-425-1119 (Emergency: 911)

Polk County Sheriff: +1 863-533-0344 (Emergency: 911)

Go next

Routes through Mulberry

Ends at W E Lakeland  N  S  Jct W Ends at W E
Tampa Brandon  W  E  Bartow Vero Beach

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