Lake County is located in Florida and is included in the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford metropolitan area. At the time of the 2010 census, the population of Lake County was around 97,053 residents. Tavares is the county seat, and the largest city in the county is Claremont. Lake County was created from portions of Sumter County and Orange County and 1887. It gets its name from the many lakes contained with end its boundaries. They're over 1900 bodies of water within the county, 1000 of them having names. Lake County has a total area of 1157 square miles with 938 square miles being land and 219 square miles being water.
Sugarloaf Mountain is the highest point on the Florida peninsula near the town of Claremont. It rises 312 feet above sea level. The area around Sugarloaf Mountain has become a recreation spot for biking enthusiastic because of its relatively rough terrain compared to the surrounding area. Lake Sumter State College, Beacon College, and Southern Technical College are all in Lake County. The children in Lake County attend schools in the Lake County School District. Within the district are 59 schools including 20 elementary schools, 8 middle schools, and 9 high schools. Over 41,000 students attend Pre-K through 12th grade. The average yearly temperature in Lake County is a near perfect 70 degrees. Lake County has Blueways which are similar to a hiking trails except they’re for canoeing and kayaking enthusiast. Geo position markers guide users through a variety of waterways. The Blueways are scenic and include abundant wildlife. There are eight different trails, each providing a different experience and each tailored to a specific skill level.
Some of the communities in Lake County experiencing growth in the form of new construction of single family homes are Groveland, Sorrento, Clermont, Leesburg and Mineola. Exceptional new homes are available in Lake County and start at the very affordable price of $139,000 going up to as much as $3,500,000. A wide variety of styles are available.
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