Part A---General Information
Minneola is in Central Florida, 25 miles northwest of Orlando, and 17 miles
south of Tavares. It is on Lake Minneola and near Lake Louisa and Lake Minne-
haha. The elevation is about 129 feet.
Florida Highways 19, 25 and 50 pass through Minneola. The ,tlantic Coast
Line Railroad and'the Tavares and Gulf Railroad provide freight service.
service is provided by Greyhound Lines. Air service is not available.
3. Po ulation;
Lake County had a population of 27,946 in 1945. The
(From observations at Eustis, Florida.)
population of Minneola
5. Major Sources of Income:
Citrus growing and packing are the main sources of income,
Part B---Recreation and Entertainment
1. Special Events:
2. Athletic Events:
3. Tourist Clubs:
4. Recreational Clubs:
5. Civic Organizations:
6. Fraternal Organizations:
7. Organized Entertainment:
8. Recreational Facilities:
Quail and deer are found in this section. It is about three miles to
unposted hunting grounds. Hunting lodges and hunting guides are not avail-
Fresh water bass, catfish, perch, and shell crackers are caught in Lake
Minneola, Horseshoe Lake and numerous other small lakes. Fishing camps
fishing guides and charter fishing boats are not available.
The Christian Alliance.:Church has services in Minneola.
2. Tourist Courts:
Lakeside Camp, 20 rooms, one mile from town.
3. Guest Homes:
Mrs. Andrews' Apartments
4. Trailer Parks:
Lakeside, rates ,25 per month, including electricity, water, drainage, and
5. Specialized Eating Placeps
Minneola Tavern Homemade pies
Additional information on Minneola can be obtained from:
LAKE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE