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: VID00128
Source Institution: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: aleph - 001689269
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LOUGHr.N, FLORIDA


Polk County



1. Location:

Loughman is in Polk County, in the central section of Florida, 11 miles
southwest of Kissimmee and 10 miles northeast of Haines City. The
elevation is 110 feet.

2. Transportation:

U. S. Highways 17 and 92 pass through Loughman. The Atlantic Coast mine
railroad provides rail transportation. greyhound Lines provides bus service.
Air service is not available.

3. PopulJtion:


Polk County had a population of 112,429 in 1945. Loughman is an
rated town and population figures are not reported.


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Normal
Tpmnerature


Normal
Rainfnll


Normal
Temperature


January
February
March
April
May
June


61.4
63.4
67.2
71.5
76.7
80.3


2.65
2.70
2.95
2.43
4.82
8.33


July
August
September
October
November
December
Annual


81.6
81.8
80.1
74.3
66.3
61.7
72.2


8.36
8.05
7.53
3.63
1.62
2.24
55.31


5. Maior Sources pf Income:


Growing citrus fruits is the principal business in this section.

Part B---Recreation and Entertagnment


1. Special Eventf:

None.

2. Athletic Events:

None.

3. Tourist Clubs:

None.

4. Recreational Clubs:


The ~roman's Club o'ns its clubhouse.

5. Civic Oraanizations:

None.

6. Fraternal Organizations:


None.


7. Organized Entgrtainment:

None.

8. Recreational Facititiess


None.


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4. Climate:


Normal
Rainfall








LOUGHMlN, FLORIDA


9. Eunting:

Turkeys, quail and small game are found in this section. Most hunting
grounds are not posted. There are hunting lodges in the vicinity. No
hunting guides are available.

10. Fishing:

Fresh water bass,. speckled perch, bream and catfish are caught in Lake
Davenport, Lake .ilson, Church-house Lake, Thomas Lake, Circle Lake, and
Round Lake. There are no fishing camps, fishing guides or charter fishing
boats available.

11. Churches:

None.

Part C---Accommodations

There are no hotels, tourist courts or guest homes. There is ample space
for the parking of trailers. later, electricity and dining room facilities
are available.



Further information on Loughman can be obtained from;

S. L. Bergert
P. 0. Box 218
Lpughman, Florida





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