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: VID00089
Source Institution: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: aleph - 001689269
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GRAND ISLAND, FLORIDA


Lake County



Part A---General Information


1. Location:


Grand Island is in Central Florida, 35 miles northwest of Orlando. It is
between Lake Yale and Lake Eustis.

2. Transportation:


Florida Highway 44 passes through Grand Island, The
Railroad provides rail service. Bus and air service


Atlantic Coast Line
is not available.


3. Population:


Lake County had a population of 27,946 in 1945.
Island was approximately 200.


The population of Grand


4. Climate:


(From observations at Eustis, Florida.)


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


Normal
Rainfall


7.24
6.02
5.75
3.54
1.89
2.35
47.57


5. Major Sources of Income:


Citurs and agriculture are the main sources of income.


Part B---Recreation and Entertainment


1. Special Events:


None.


2. Athletic Events:


None.


3. Tourist Clubs:


None.


4. Recreational Clubs:


None.


5. Civic Organizations:


None.


Fraternal Organizations:

None.

Organized Entertainment:


None.


January
February
March
April
May
June







GRAND ISLAND, FLORIDA


8. Recreational Facilities:

None.

9. Hunting:

Quail, duck and dove are found in this section. It is approximately one mile
to unposted hunting grounds. Eunting lodges and hunting guides are not
available.

10. Fishing:

Fresh water bass, bream, and perch, are caught in Lake Yale, Lake Griffin, and
Lake Eustis, There are two fishing camps.in the vicinity, Meyers Fish Camp
and Dicks Fish Camp. Dick Dunphy, Grand Island, is a fishing guide. His
fee is $5 per day.

11. Churches:

None.

Part C---Accommodations

There are no hotels, tourist courts, trailer parks, or specialized eating
places in Grand Island. W. D. Yonally and Ellen Byrne operate guest homes.




Additional information on Grand Island can be obtained from:

LAKE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Tavares, Florida


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