Part A--General Information
Interlachen is in North Florida, 17 miles west of Palatka, and is near the
Ocklawaha River. The elevation is 108 feet.
Florida Highway 20 passes through Interlachen.
road provides'freight and express.service. Bus
Greyhound Lines. Air service is not available,
Putnam County had a population of 17,837 in 1945.
lachen was 134.
(From observations at Crescent City, Florida.)
The Atlantic Coast Line Rail-
service is provided by the
The population of Inter-
Interlachen means between two lakes.
incorporated in 1885.
The town was settled in 1882, and
6. Maior Sources of Income:
Interlachen Sand and Golden Gravel blocks, kaolin, turpentine and other pine
tree products, and citrus fruits provide the main sources of income.
Part B---Recreation and Entertainment
1. Special Events:
There is an annual Fourth of July celebration with picnics, races, games, and
2. Athletic Events:
3. Tourist Clubs:
Tourist Club meets every other Thursday.
Supper and entertainment follows
4. Recreational Clubs:
5. Civic Organizations:
6. Fraternal Organizations:
7. Organized Entertainment:
Interlachen Singing Society
Dances and parties frequently at Town Hall.
8. Recreational Facilities:
Interlachen has a town park, two shuffleboard courts, and one tennis court.
Quail, turkeys, duck, geese,'deer and bears are found
approximately two miles to unposted hunting grounds.
hunting guides are not available.
section. It is
Fresh water bass, perch, and trout are caught in Lake Lagonda, Lake Chipco,
Lake Gallilee, Slipper Lake, Lake Ida, and Grandin Lake. Fishing camps are
not available. Local people will serve as fishing guides. Boats may be'',
rented at Cedar Landing, Ocklawaha River; and from Charles Housman, Lake
Methodist apd Congregational Christian denominations have services in
There are no
hotels, tourist courts, guest homes, or trailer parks in
'Brush Store serves quick lunches.