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: VID00178
Source Institution: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: aleph - 001689269
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POLK CITY, FLORIDA


Polk County



Part A---General Information


1.:' Location:

Polk City is in Central Florida, 12 miles northeast of Lakeland and 30 mil(
south of Leesburg. The elevation is 135 feet.

2, Transportation:

Florida Highways 33, 557 and 559 pass through Polk City. The Seaboard Air
Line Railroad provides rail service. Bus service is provided by Greyhound
Lines. Air service is not available.

3. Population:


Polk County had a population of 112,429 in 1945.
was 186 in 1945. The population of Polk City and

4. Climate:

(From observations at Bartow, Florida.)


Normal
Temperature


Normal
Rainfall


The population of Polk City
suburbs is now about 800.


Normal
Temperature


Normal
Rainfall


January
February
March
April
May
June


July
August
September
October
November
December
Annual


5. History:


Both the county and the town were named
of the United States.


for James K. Polk, eleventh President o


6, Major Sources of Income:


Citrus groves are
City prepare gift



1, Special Events:

None.

2. Athletic Events:

None.


the main source of income. Two
baskets.


small packing houses in Polk Cit


Part B---Recreation and Entertainment


3. Tourist Clubs:

None.

4. Recreational Clubs:

None.

5. Civic Organizations:

None.

6. Fraternal OrganiZations:

None.


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.POLK CITY, FLORIDA

7. Organized Entertainment:

None.

8. Recreational Facilities: .:

Lake Helemis used for swimming. There is no admission fee. .

9.' Huntink:

Quail are found in this section. There are unposted hunting grounds in the
immediate vicinity. Hunting lodges and hunting guides are not available.-

10. Fishing:

Fresh water black bass and trout are caught in Lake Agnes and Lake Helena.
There are no fishing camps, fVshing guides, or charter fishing boats
available.

11, .Churches : '

Assembly of God, Church of Christ and Baptist denominations have services
in Polk City.

Part C-"-Accommodations

1.. Hotels:

Wayside Lodge, 50 rooms, American plan.

2. 'Tourist Courts:

'A tourist court is under construction.

3. 'Guest Homes:

None.

4. Trailer Parks:

None.

5. Specialized Eating Places:
m a : *. .""" : Specialitv

Bellaire Cafe. Country fried steaks
Sand chicken
Barlow's Cafe



Further information on Polk City can be obtained from:

MR. LEE RUTLEDGE, POSTMASTER
Post Office Box 66
Polk City, Florida



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