Part A---General Information
Astatula is in Central Florida, six miles south of Tavares.
Lake Harris near Lake Harris.
It is on Little
Florida Highway 19 passes through Astatula. Tavares and Gulf Railroad pro-
vides express and freight service, Bus and air service is not available.
Lake County had a population of 27,946 in 1945.
(From observations at Eustis, Florida.)
The population of Astatula
Astatula is an Indian name meaning dancing and smiling waters.
6. Major Sources of Income;
Agriculture, citrus, and fertilizer manufacturing and distribution provide
the main sources of income,
Part B---Recreation and Entertainment
1. Special Events:
2. Athletic Events:
3. Tourist Clubs:
4. Recreational Clubs:
5. Civic Organizations:
6. Fraternal Organizations:
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7. Organized Entertainment:
8. Recreational Facilities:
Two shuffleboard courts, beach.
Hunting is limited in this section.
hunting grounds. Hunting lodges and
It is about 40 miles to unposted
hunting guides are not available.
Fresh water fish are caught in Lake Harris.
five modern cottages, completely furnished.
fishing boats are not available.
There is a fishing camp with
Fishing guides and charter
The Baptist denomination has
services in Astatula. Presbyterian Church is
2. Tourist Courts:
3. Guest Homes:
Mrs. Mathis, .iami Highway.
4. Trailer Parks:
5. Eating Places:
Further information on Astatula can be obtained from: