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Dunnellon is in Marion County in central Florida, located just north of Citrus Springs and a few miles west of Ocala. Founded in 1887, the city is accessible by U.S. Route 41, making it a great suburban area for commuters. Homes for rent in Dunnellon are located near the Rainbow Springs State Park and the Rainbow River. The area is a popular location for families whose children attend Marion County schools. 

Interesting Facts for Future Renters

  • Dunnellon was originally populated with miners when phosphate was discovered in the area. The Rainbow River was a popular mining location, as the current carried the valuable element downstream. 
  • The popular horror movie "Jeepers Creepers" was filmed in and around Dunnellon in 2001. A number of scenes were shot on Tiger Trail, the road that leads to Dunnellon High School. 
  • Max Lanier, a professional baseball pitcher, retired in Dunnellon. He spent most of his career with the St. Louis Cardinals and pitched the winning game in the 1944 World Series. 
  • Rainbow Springs State Park is a popular destination for visitors. The area covers more than 1,000 acres and is a great spot for swimming, canoeing and viewing wildlife. There's a full-service campground in the park, as well as gardens, picnic areas and nature trails. 

Useful Resources for Renters

  • The official website for the City of Dunnellon provides contact information for city officials and departments, updates on public safety and a comprehensive list of local businesses and area attractions. 
  • Families relocating to the city can find information on Dunnellon High School, home of the Tigers, on the Marion School District website. 
  • Riverland News reports on all the sports, political and community happenings in Dunnellon and the surrounding area.