Group Title: Inventory of industrial advantages
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Title: Inventory of industrial advantages
Physical Description: 6 v. : ; 39 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Florida State Advertising Commission
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: Tallahassee Fla
Publication Date: 1948-1949?]
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General Note: Issued separately for Florida cities in cooperation with local chambers of commerce and varied agencies.
General Note: In loose-leaf binders.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00075576
Volume ID: VID00057
Source Institution: University of Florida
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DE LEON SPRINGS, FLORIDA

Volusia County



Part A---General Information


1. Location:

De Leon Springs is in Central Flotida, eight.miles north of DeLand, and 24
miles west of Daytona Beach. De Leon Springs is on Spring Gcrden Lake and
near Lake Woodruff. The elevation is 125 feet.


2. Transportation:


U. S. Highway 17 passes through'DeLeon Springs.
Railroad provides rail service. Bus service is
Lines. Air service is not available.


3. Population:

Volusia County had a. population of 58,492 in 1945.
Springs was about 600.

4. Climate:

(From observations at DeLand, Florida.)


Normal
Temperature


Normal
Rainfall


January 59.3 2.49
February 61.0 2.59
March 65,5 3.12
April 69.6 2.56
May 75.6 4.72
June 79.6 7.62


5. History:

Nearby are the ruins of a sugar
built by the Spaniards prior to
from Ponce de Leon Springs each
720 all year.


July
August
September
October
November
December
Annual


The Atlantic Coast Line
provided by the Greyhound


The population of De Loon


Normal
Temperature


81.4
81.5
79 J4
72,9
64.4
59,7
70.8


Normal
Ri infall


7.30
7-14
6,68
-4'68
1.88
.2.58
53.36


mill that, according to local tradition, was
1763. Fifty thousands gallons of -t'r flows
minute. The temperature of the springs is


6. MaJor Sources of Income:

Citrus groves, tourist trade, lumber industries, and fern industries are
the main sources of-income..
Part B---Recreation and Entertainment


1. Special Events:

There are special events during tourist season.

2. Athletic Events:

None.

3. Tourist Clubs:

None,


4. Recreational Clubs:

None.

5. Civic Organizations:










DE LEON SPRINGS, FLORIDA


6. Fraternal Organizationst

None.

7. Organized Entertainment:

None.

8 Recreational Facilities:

Two fresh water swimming pools.

9. Hunting:

Quail, turkeys, dove, and deer are found in this section. There are unposted
hunting grounds in the immediate vicinity. Local hotels provide accommodations
for hunters. Hunting guides are not available.

10. Fishing:

Fresh water bass, perch, and catfish are caught in Lake Dias, Lake Woodruff,
Lake Dexter, and Lake Spring Garden. Lee Tedder is a fishing guide. His fee
is $10 per day. Hotels and tourist camps provide :accommodations for fisher-
men. Boats can be rented at several places in this vicinity.

Part C---Accommodationg
1. .Hotels:

DeSoto Hotel, 35 rooms, rates ..5 per day, American plan.
Ponce de Leon Springs, 40 rooms, rates 10 per day, American plan.

2. Tourist Courts;

Colony Tourist Camp, rates ',.3 per day, restaurant in connection.

3. Guest Home:

None.

4. Trailer Parks:

There is a trailer court that has electrical, water and drain.connections and
a restaurant.

5. Eating Places:

Herbold Diner
DeSoto Hotel.



Further information on De Leon Springs can be obtained from:

RAY H. PORTER, REALTOR
De Leon Springs, Florida




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