Citrus County shelters and emergency information

By Times Staff Writer
Published May 29, 2005

Should a hurricane threaten Citrus County, all residents west of U.S. 19 and residents 11/2 miles east of U.S. 19 must evacuate. In addition, all mobile home residents, regardless of where they live in the county, must evacuate. Residents who do not have another safe place to wait through the storm should go to one of the shelters.

1. Citrus Springs Elementary School, 3570 W Century Blvd.

2. Rock Crusher Elementary School, 100 Rock Crusher Road.

3. * Lecanto Complex, 3790 W Education Path.

4. Hernando Elementary School, 2353 N Croft Road.

5. Pleasant Grove Elementary School, 630 Pleasant Grove Road.

6. * Inverness Middle School, 1950 U.S. 41 N.

7. Citrus High School, 600 W Highland Blvd.

8. Inverness Elementary School, 206 S Line St.

9. Withlacoochee Technical Educational, 1201 W Main St.

10. Floral City Elementary School, 8457 E Marvin St.

11. Citrus Springs Middle School, 150 W Citrus Springs Blvd.

12. * Forest Ridge Elementary School, 2927 N Forest Ridge Blvd., Hernando.

* Special needs shelters

Emergency phone numbers

Emergency Management Center: 746-6555

Other citizen information lines: 746-5470 and 527-2106