Presentation on theme: "County Lake Mount Dora by Ula Skorodziłło IIB. Information Lake County is a county located in the state of Florida, United States. As of the 2000 Census,"— Presentation transcript:
Information Lake County is a county located in the state of Florida, United States. As of the 2000 Census, the population was 210,528. The Census Bureau estimated the population in 2008 to be 307,243. Its county seat is Tavares, Florida. Lake County is part of the Orlando-Kissimmee, Florida, Metropolitan Statistical Area.
History Lake County was created in 1887 from portions of Sumter County, Florida and Orange County, Florida. It was named for the numerous lakes in the area. There are approximately 1,400 named lakes. Lake County is also home to Sugarloaf Mountain, the highest point in peninsular Florida, at 312 feet (95 m) above sea level. On New Year's Day of 1888, Flora Call and Elias Disney were married in the Lake County town of Kismet, and they lived for a short time in the adjoining town of Acron, Florida. They were the parents of Walt Disney.
Adjacent Counties Volusia County, Florida - northeast Orange County, Florida - east Seminole County, Florida - east Osceola County, Florida - southeast Polk County, Florida - south Sumter County, Florida - west Marion County, Florida - northwest
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Historic sites The following are listed on the National Register of Historic Places: Old Mount Dora Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Station, home to the town's Chamber of Commerce John P. Donnelly House Lakeside Inn
Events The city hosts an annual Art Festival, Antique Boat Show, and other events. The Mount Dora Ghost Walk is a bizarre and funny theatrical tour of the city.