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Osceola County, Florida

34741, 34744, 34746, 34758

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History & History-related items

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Statistics & Facts

The Florida state capital is Tallahassee.
The population of Kissimmee is approximately 30,050 (1990), 59682 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 13,602 (1990), 20726 (2010).
The amount of land area in Kissimmee is 32.154 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.646 sq kilometers.
The distance from Kissimmee to Washington DC is 776 miles.
The distance to the Florida state capital is 230 miles. (as the crow flies)
Kissimmee is positioned 28.30 degrees north of the equator and 81.41 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Kissimmee elevation is 62 feet above sea level.


near Orlando in central Florida.
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History & History Related Items

Kissimmee means "Heaven's Place" in the Calusa Indian language. Many historic buildings are preserved in the downtown area for an old-time look.
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4580 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy
Phone: 407-396-1012
See rare and exotic animals including, tigers, leopards, alligators and more.

Splendid China
only two miles west of Walt Disney World
3000 Splendid China Blvd.
Kissimmee, Florida
Phone: 407-397-8800
Toll-free: 800-244-6226

See replicas of some of China's most famous landmarks. Have your picture taken with a lion or rare snow tiger, and much, much more.

Water Mania
6730 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy
Kissimmee, Florida
Phone: 407-396-2626
Toll-free: 800-527-3092 (outside of Florida)
Waterslides, wave pool, surfing ride, tube river ride, playgrounds and more. Changing rooms, showers and other facilities are available.

A World of Orchids
on Old Lake Wilson Rd.
Phone: 407-396-1887
See thousands of orchids in a rainforest setting.

Flying Tigers Warbird Restoration Museum
231 N. Hoagland Blvd.
Kissimmee, Florida
Phone: 407-933-1942
World War II era planes, equipment and memorabilia. The museum specializes in World War II plane restoration.

Paintball World
World-renowned Paintball area. The Paintball World Cub will be held here in October 1999.

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