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Tavares

Lake County,

Florida

Zip Code

The Hub of Lake County


The Florida state capital is Tallahassee.


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Zip Codes

32778

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Tavares is approximately 9,418 (2000).
The approximate number of families is 4,420 (1990).

The amount of land area in Tavares is 10.783 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 2.159 sq kilometers.
The distance from Tavares to Washington DC is 751 miles. The distance to the Florida state capital is 193 miles. (as the crow flies)
Tavares is positioned 28.80 degrees north of the equator and 81.73 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Location

Tavares location: in the Orlando, Florida general area.

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History & History Related Items

Tavares history:

Here is a good history page for Tavares with many great pictures.

When founded in 1880, Major St. Claire Abrams hoped the city would be the capital of Florida. Though his dream was never realized, Tavares did become the county seat in 1887 and has remained a major force in county government since that time.
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Attractions

Tavares attractions:

Lake County Museum
317 W Main St
Tavares, FL 32778-3813
Phone: 352-343-9600
The Lake County Historical Museum consists of an eclectic group of artifacts typical of the people who pioneered and grew Lake County, as well as Native American and Spanish relics. Exhibits are added and changed regularly. Admission is always free.

Tavares has served as the County Seat for Lake County, Florida since 1888. The downtown, which lies on the shores of Lake Dora, has the small town charm lacking in most cities. Picturesque Wooton Park sits only one block from Main Street and offers families everything from picnic pavilions to boat ramps. Tavares is also home to the Dora Canal known as one of the most beautiful waterways in the world.
Meanwhile, Tavares boasts a bustling economic climate with national, regional and local businesses located along the Highway 441 corridor and in the downtown business district. Tavares is the perfect hometown with access to major lakes and easy commutes to Florida's Major attractions and beaches.

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