The city of Ocala, also called "Horse Capital of the World" was settled in 1836 and encompasses the following counties: Marion. Ocala's government type is Council-manager. It is comprised of the Mayor, who is currently Kent Guinn (R), City Manager, who is currently Matt Brower.
Ocala encompasses land area: 38.63 sq mi (100.1 km2), water area: 0 sq mi (0 km2). The elevation is 104 ft (32 m) above sea level. According to the 2010 United States Census, the local population is 53,491. The local time zone is Eastern (EST) (UTC-5).
Zip codes in Ocala include 34470-34483. Local area codes are 352. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 12-50750, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at www.ocalafl.org.