Seminole County was created in 1913 from the northern part of Orange County by the Florida legislature. The largest city in the county and the county seat is Sanford. At the time of the 2010 census, the population was for 422,718. Seminole County is part of the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford metropolitan area. Seminole County has a total area of 344 square miles of which 309 square miles is land and 36 square miles is water. Adjacent counties are Volusia County to the northeast, Orange County to the south and west, and Lake County to the northwest. Seminole county is named for the people who live throughout the area. The word Seminole is thought to be derived from the Spanish word “cimarron” meaning “wild” or “runaway”.
Two national businesses, the auto club AAA, and Ruth's Hospitality Group are headquartered in Heathrow, an unincorporated area of Seminole County.Cities in the county are Sanford, Oviedo, Altamonte Springs, Winter Springs, Casselberry, Lake Mary, and Longwood. There are many other census designated places as well as unincorporated communities within the county. Seminole County is located conveniently off Interstate 4 and is close to Interstate 95 and the Florida Turnpike. There are three international airports in the area. The Orlando Sanford International Airport offers all the amenities of a larger facility without the crowds. Orlando International Airport and Daytona International Airport are also close by. Excellent highway systems facilitate travel in Seminole County. Recreational opportunities in the area are unparalleled. Walt Disney World, Seaworld, Daytona Speedway, Universal Studios, Wet and Wild, and the Orange County Convention Center are all within 40 minutes drive time. The rich diversity of cultures and history in the area make it an exciting place to live.
Newly constructed condominiums and single-family homes are available in the Seminole County real estate market. Newly constructed condos in Seminole County start at about $94,990 and go up in price to $459,990. New construction single-family homes in Seminole County come in a wide variety of sizes and styles. The price for a new home starts at $208,000 and go up to about $1,698,480.
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