Saint Cloud is one of two incorporated cities in Osceola County (the other being Kissimmee). St. Cloud was founded on East Lake Tohopekaliga in 1909, and was named after a French suburb which was an early home to the largest concentration of Union Army veterans in the South, hence its nickname "Soldier City."
It is located on the southern shore of East Lake Tohopekaliga in Central Florida, approximately 26 miles southeast of Orlando. The city population was 35,183 in the 2010 census, and 40,918 in the 2013 census estimate. St. Cloud sits on the shore of East Lake Tohopekaliga and is home to the Reptile World Serpentarium. But the compact, quiet city offers other enticements.
In St. Cloud, many of the streets are named after states in the Union. According to the late St. Cloud historian Bob Fisk, this is because a street was given the name of the state from which its first settlers came.
Sanford is in Seminole County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Sanford offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Sanford and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Sanford are highly rated. Sanford is a city in the central region of the U.S. state of Florida and is the county seat of Seminole County. Conveniently located about halfway between the attractions of Orlando and the beaches and other allures of Daytona Beach, Sanford serves as the Florida.
Lake Monroe is one of the lakes that make up the St. Johns River system. The port city of Sanford is situated along the southern shore, while DeBary and Deltona are located along the northern shore. Two major central Florida roadways that run near the lake are State Road 415 and Interstate.
Tavares is a city in the central portion of the U.S. state of Florida. It is the county seat of Lake County. The population in 2015 was 14,583, with a total of 5,000 households and an average household income of $40,000. It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area. The City of Tavares Economic Development Department is pleased to report that the reconstruction of the Tavares Seaplane Base & Marina is under design. The brand new boat docks, seaplane docks and fueling dock should be completed and available for use by October of 2020. Less than an hour by car from the attractions of Orlando, the lakefront city of Tavares is pleased to share with visitors an entirely different taste of Central Florida.
Windermere is a town in Orange County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 2,462. It is part of the Orlando Metropolitan Statistical Area. There were 704 households out of which 36.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.3% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.2% were non-families. 17.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.
The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.05. In the town, the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 30.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males. The median income for a household in the town was $88,809, and the median income for a family was $105,737. Males had a median income of $80,693 versus $37,321 for females. The per capita income for the town was $51,370. About 2.4% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 9.1% of those age 65 or over.
Winter Garden is a desirable place to live and a local gathering place for residents within Central Florida.
Nestled on beautiful Lake Apopka about 20 minutes west of Orlando, this former citrus town established in 1908 is home to over 40,000 residents and embodies a wealth of historical and natural assets. Winter Garden is known for its many recreational amenities, events and historical assets that make it a great place to live and visit. The Historic Downtown, listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, is a favorite destination for West Orange residents and those traveling the award-winning West Orange Trail, which will soon be part of the 250 mile Coast to Coast (C2C) Connector Trail.
Winter Garden is the commercial and cultural capital of West Orange County with regional amenities such as the Garden Theatre, the SoBo Gallery and Art Center, several museums and the Downtown Pavilion, which is home to the Winter Garden Farmers Market that is held every Saturday morning.
Winter Park is a city of about 28,486 residents located just north of Orlando in Orange County, Florida. One of Florida’s finest cities, it is famous for its stately trees, abundant parks, brick-lined streets, spectacular homes, museums, vibrant lakes and fine shops along Park Avenue.
The city was originally named Lakeview in 1858 and re-named Osceola in 1870. Eleven years later, the name Winter Park was chosen by its founders. Loring Chase and Oliver Chapman, who during an informal discussion, decided they wanted the name to be something about a park in winter – thus the name Winter Park. Today it is known as the “City of Culture and Heritage.” See Video on history of Winter Park.
Winter Springs is a city in Seminole County, Florida, United States. The population was 33,282 at the 2010 census. According to the 2013 Census Bureau estimates, the city has a population of 33,871. It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area.
There were 11,774 households out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.2% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.08.
In the city the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.2 males.
Howey-in-the-Hills was founded by William John Howey, a citrus grower and real-estate developer. On May 8, 1925, Howey-in-the-Hills was incorporated as the Town of Howey. In 1927 the name was officially changed to Howey-in-the-Hills, to reflect the location of the town in an area of rolling hills.
The first citrus juice plant in Florida was built in Howey-in-the-Hills by William John Howey in 1921.
As of the census of 2000, there were 956 people, 385 households, and 291 families residing in the town. The population density was 540.6 people per square mile (208.5/km²). There were 450 housing units at an average density of 254.5 per square mile (98.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.97% White, 0.52% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.73% Asian, 0.21% from other races, and 1.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.20% of the population.
There were 385 households out of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.9% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 18.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.80.
In the town, the population was spread out with 20.7% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 29.0% from 45 to 64, and 21.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.5 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $49,327, and the median income for a family was $51,458. Males had a median income of $39,773 versus $27,727 for females. The per capita income for the town was $23,273. About 3.4% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.5% of those under age 18 and 2.2% of those age 65 or over.