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: VID00085
Source Institution: University of Florida
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FRUITLAND PARK, FLORIDA

Lake County



Part A---General Information


1. Location:


Fruitland Park is in Central Florida, 80 miles northeast of Tampa, and 140
miles southwest of Jacksonville. It is near Lake Griffin and Lake Harris.
The elevation is 113 feet.

2. Transportation:

U. S. Highway 441 passes through Fruitland Park. The Atlantic Coast Line
Railroad provides rail service. Bus service is provided by Greyhound Lines.
There are two airports within two miles of Fruitland.Park.

3. Population:


Lake County had a population of 27,946 in 1945.
Park was 482.

4. Climate:

(From observations at Eustis, Florida)


Normal
Temperature


January
February
March
April
May
June


59.7
61.7
66.6
71.1
76.9
80.8


Normal
Rainfall


2.54
2.44
2.95
2.49
4.23
6.13


July
August
September
October
November
December
Annual


The population of Fruitland


Normal
Temperature


82.4
82.4
80.1
73.5
65.4
60.4
71.8


Normal
Rainfall


7.24
6.02
5.75
3.54
1.89
2.35
47.57


5. History:

Fruitland Park was founded in 1876. It was surveyed and mapped in 1885.
the town was first mostly a winter resort, but now is progressing rapidly
as a home owners' town.

6. Major Sources of Income:


Citrus provides the main source of income.

Part B---Recreation and Entertainment


1. Special Events:

Thanksgiving Festival

2. Athletic Events:

None,

3. Tourist Clubs:

None.

4. Recreational Clubs:

None.

5. Civic Organizations:

None.


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FRUITLAND PARK, FLORIDA


6, Fraternal Organizations:

None.

7. Organized Entertainment:

None.

8. Recreational Facilities:

Park, shuffleboard courts, lake beach.

9. Hunting:

Hunting is good in this section. It is approximately two miles to unposted
hunting grounds. Hunting lodges and hunting guides are not available.

10. Fishing:

Fresh water perch, bream, and bass are caught in Lake Griffin, Lake Harris,
Mirror Lake, Lake Myrtle, Spring Lake, and Zephyr Lake. Fishing camps and
fishing guides are available Within five miles of town.

11. Churches:

Methodist, Episcopal, and Catholic denominations have services in Fruitland
Park. There is also a Community Church.

Part C--Accommodations

There are no hotels, tourist courts, guest homes, or trailer parks in Fruit-
land Park. Meals are served at Appleguard's.



Further information on Fruitland Park can be obtained from:

TOWN OF FRUITLAND PARK
Box 688
Fruitland Park, Florida


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FRUITLAND PARK, FLORIDA

Lake County



Part A---General Information


1. Location:


Fruitland Park is in Central Florida, 80 miles northeast of T1pc Bea1.40
miles southwest of Jacksonville. It is near Lake Griffin and Lake Harris.
The elevation is 113 feet.

2. Transportation:

U. S. Highway 441 passes through Fruitland Park. The Atlantic Coast Line
Railroad provides rail.service. Bus service is provided by Greyhound lines.
There are two airports within two miles of Fruitland Park.

3. Population:


Lake County had a population of 27,946 in 1945. The population
Park was 482.

4. Climate:

(From observations at Eustis, Florida)


of Fruitland


Normal
Temperature


59.7
61.7
66.6
71.1
76.9
80.8


Normal
Rainfall '


2.54-
2.44
2.95
2.49
4.23
6.13


Normal
Temperature


July
August
September
October
November
December
Annual


82.4
82.4
80.1
73.5
65.4
60.4
71.8


5. History:

Fruitland Park was founded in 1876. It was surveyed and mapped in 1885,
the town was first mostly a winter resort, but now is progressing rapidly
as a home owners' town.

6. Major Sources of Income:


Citrus provides the main source of income.

Part B---Recreation and Entertainment


1. Special Events:


Thanksgiving Festival

2. Athletic Events:

None,


3. Tourist Clubs:

None.

4. Recreational Clubs:

None.

5. Civic Organizations:


None.


C)


January
February
March
April
May
June


Normal
Rainfall


7.24
6.02
5.75
3.54
1.89
2.35
47.57


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FRUITLAND PARK, FLORIDA


6. Fraternal Organizations:

None.

7. Organized Entertainment:

None.

8. Recreational Facilities:

Park, shuffleboard courts, lake beach.

9. Hunting

-Hunting is good in this section. It is approximately two miles to unposted
hunting grounds. Hunting lodges and hunting guides are not available.

10. Fishing:

Fresh water perch, bream, and bass are caught in Lake Griffin, Lake Harris,
Mirror Lake, Lake Myrtle, Spring Lake, and Zephyr Lake. Fishing camps and
fishing guides are available Within five miles of town.

11. Churches:

Methodist, Episcopal, and Catholic denominations have services in Fruitland
Park. There is also a Community Church.

Part C--Accommodations

There are no hotels, tourist courts, guest homes, or trailer parks in Fruit-
land Park. Meals are served at Appleguard's.



Further information on Fruitland Park can be obtained from:

TOWN OF FRUITLAND PARK
Box 688
Fruitland Park, Florida


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