Title: Lake County, Florida
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055121/00001
 Material Information
Title: Lake County, Florida
Physical Description: 2 leaves : ; 28 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Allen, L
Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Florida
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: S.l
Publication Date: 1936]
Subject: History -- Lake County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: non-fiction   ( marcgt )
Statement of Responsibility: L. Allen.
General Note: Caption title.
General Note: "Federal Writers' Project, American Guide, Orlando, Florida."
General Note: "May 9, 1936."
General Note: Typescript for the Federal Writers' Project.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00055121
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002084652
oclc - 34619020
notis - AKS3142

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L ri aan Guidoe
Orlando, Florida.

L. Allen May 9, 1956.
330 word

Lake county, formed in 1887, has an area of 1,128 oquaro
miles or 721,920 aores, Of this aroa, 125,000 acrea are in
lakes. It reoeivod its namo from tho 1400 or more lakes
within its bordores It is situatod nonr the center of the
state, bounded on the east by tho Jt. John .liver, Uranog and
Jominolo3 ountios; on the south by iolk Couinty;Lah on the woet
by Sumter;a nd iarion Gounty on the north, 'Tho altitude *va:rio
from 65 to 300 foot abovo soa level, Drivon and d s '.l ;iole are
numoroua throu hout the oo nty and tho 7ator in exoollont, (1)
Lako Counity bo:ns oi" 1,500,000 bmoea of Iitr; n fruit
ahippol annually and :aintiins ianry odorn jaci -in3 houses.
2or the ,oat few yoare thi!. oount-: h.a turned its attention,
to a 3roat extent*, to tho oultiwation of vino~yard and has
several Iknred aorose Eoduoing abundantly. ho py-produoto of
tho grapo and oitruo oro suoh is gr.t:o, oranvo and -raqefruit

Juloe, Jellioo, Jaao, eto.-pla: an important pnrt in the fruit
industry of this oounty* (1) (3) (4)
watermelons are oa' of ita loadi-ng oroe,). 4anay voegtablos
are raisod, suoh as boan, oa~bbay, ow -:0born, eGg Glant,
onuliflowor and pop"ore; also lol.,i oropae oo- corn, sTTot potato I3,
Irish potatone, oto, (1I (3) (4)
Joultry and .Atrj far-ii- ,r,, rovin,; to be imnortant' _

L. Allon

ont3r rinos 7 1hijh j r --,ar 04 "):i joom .rat*ivn mr:oti j;.

Other 3,n"ri*es ,a iX t L '-.r _li" a : i .l.j, 'ooa ^.j::. r n

i and :aolin niainij, no o: ;4i3 iar0os3 3.a:ills o- t :o st'to ia

| loc:tod at Jrovol;nd. (I) (,d) (4)

'2ho Atlantic Joan'~ :ino ind Joabourd \ir Line iaii7t.oU

tor o oo o couatD grovldl^ s.pl s hipping facility o0 7ith

aotor transportation ovor .aako -ournt 'i 30ood ro.ids. (1) (2 (4)

Hydro-eloetrio po-7or lo urnia ed b7 a 1 :it on tho
pldw.aha Rivsr. (1)

S AygZrounds, iport3 anfl )omul.r rooaration ari :rovilo

or th3 1.torainnont o' '7iitorn ad x ontristo. hin r in -rood

Antn an';l flhinJ, .-art of -, Jcnl Jntlonal 'oront oo::';o :
into tho northern part of -La ontZ. (1) (3) (4) (3)



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