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: VID00097
Source Institution: University of Florida
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HIGHLAND CITY, FLORIDA


Polk County



Part A---General Information


1. Location:


Highland City is in Central Florida, nine miles south of Lakeland, and seven
miles north of Bartow, the county seat. It is near Lake Hancock. The ele-
vation is about 75 feet.

2. Transportation:

Florida Highway 35 passes through Highland City. Bus service is provided by
Greyhound Lines and Tamiami Trailways. Rail and air service is not available.

3. Population:


Polk County had a population of 112,429 in 1945.
City was approximately 1,000.

4. Climate:

(From observations at Bartow, Florida.)


Normal
Temperature


61.4
63.4
67.2
71.5
76.7
80.3


Normal
Rainfall


2.65
2.70
2.95
2.43
4.82
8.33


July
August
September
October
November
December
Annual


The population of Highland


Normal
Temperature


81.6
81.8
80.1
74.3
66.3
61.7
72.2


Normal
Rainfall


8.36
8.05
7.53
3.63
1.62
2.24
55.31


5. History:

Two miles from the center of town is one of the most beautiful hill sites.
From the hill top there can be seen thousands of acres of citrus groves. It
is just three miles to the site of old Fort Frazer, a Seminole war fort, one
of the 70 established by Zachary Taylor.

6. Major Sources of Income:

Citrus groves, Lakeland Highlands Canning Company, and two packing houses
provide 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.


January
February
March
April
Juay
June






HIGHLAND CITY, FLORIDA


6. Fraternal Organizations:

None.

7. Organized Entertainment:


None.


8. Recreational Facilities:

None..

9. Hunting:


Squirrels, quail, and dove are found in this section. It is about three
miles to unposted hunting grounds. Hunting lodges and hunting guides are
not available.

10. Fishing:

Fresh water trout, bream, and catfish are caught in Scott Lake and Hancock
Lake. Hancock Lake has several commercial fishing camps. Fishing guides
and charter fishing boats are not available.

11. Churches:

The Methodist and Baptist denominations have services in Highland City.

Part C---Accommodations


1. Hotels:

None.

2. Tourist Courts:

None.


3. Guest Homes:

None.

4. Trailer Parks:

There is one trailer park in Highland City.

5. Specialized Eating Places:

Groveland Inn, speciality, fried chicken.


Rates are about $1 per day.




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