Lake County is about 30 miles west from downtown Orlando. It is the second highest elevation in Florida with beautiful rolling hills and over 2,000 lakes and water ways. Sugarloaf mountain located near Montverde has the highest elevation. Lake county covers 1,157 square miles and is located Northwest of Orlando.
Clermont is the largest city in Lake County and convenient to Orlando and Disney theme parks. Mount Dora, Tavares, and Eustis are towns located on the other side of Lake county. All charming, but smaller towns.
Lake County Florida became the leading citrus producing area and was officially named in 1887.
It is estimated 325,000 residents live in Lake county. This county offers a laid back lifestyle, yet it is close enough to Orlando to commute or indulge in big city entertainment and dining at Orlando’s 5,000 restaurants.
You can find antique districts, quaint cafes, amazing festivals, nature trails, and numerous lake activities. In addition, Lake County has affordable homes, lake front estates, equestrian ranches and even a sea plane marina in Tavares.
The areas of Mount Dora, Tavares and Eustis have a quick commute to Orlando with the development of the Wekiva Expressway.
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