Lake County

Lake County is located in Central Florida bordering Orange, Polk, Sumter, Marion, Seminole and Volusia Counties.

Lake County was named for it's large number of lakes and is part of the Central Highlands with rolling hills and an elevation of approximately 50 to 190 feet above sea level. Lake County is a step away from the big city and features small towns, relaxing atmosphere, and nature at it's best. The southeastern tip is part of the growing 4 corners area minutes away from Disney and Central Florida Attractions while the northwest borders the Ocala National Forest. 

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Population - 2000
210,527
Population - 2010
297,047
Population - 2015 Est
316,569
Land Area (sq mi)
938
Water Area (sq mi)
219
Total Area (sq mi)
1,157
Average Rainfall
50
Temperature - Average High
90
Temperature - Average Low
75

April 14 - 15, 2018

Location: Lakeridge Winery, Clermont, Florida

Listen to amazing blues music while you taste the delicious wine and cheese this area has to offer!

Lake County School District is the 19th largest public school district in the state of Florida. There are approximately 41,000 students across 50 different public schools that including traditional schools, charter schools, alternatives schools, and adult learning centers.

April 27 - 29, 2018

Location: Leesburg, Florida

This is the world's largest 3 day motorcycle and music event! It will involve 55+ Concerts, 200+ Vendors, 6 Hotbody Contests, Amazing Bike Shows, Stunt Shows, 8 Venues and lots of fun. 

October 4 - 7, 2018

Location: Mount Dora, Florida

Fun-filled weekend, with multiple scenic routes in beautiful Mount Dora, festivities, and excitement galore! Lots of rides and options with included breakfast, festival jersey, concert in the park and more. 

April 28 - 29, 2018

Location: Elizabeth Evans Park, Mount Dora, Florida

Promoting blueberries in Florida, Mount Dora, the City of Festivals, is hosting a weekend of fun and activities. 

October 27 - 28, 2018

Location: Mount Dora, Florida

The Streets of Mount Dora fill with amazing vendors selling all kinds of unique art

February 15 - 17, 2019

Location: Lakeridge Winery, Clermont, Florida

Lakeridge Winery holds this festival each year to celebrate the previous years harvest. It is a must for any wine lover who wants to experience local Florida wines and culture. In addition to a complimentary wine tasting and winery tour, you will also find live music and a wide range of art and craft vendors!

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Beacon College is a Leesburg college for students who learn differently. Students with learning disabilities, dyslexia, ADHD, and other conditions can earn associates and bachelors degrees in programs that work for them.

The Eustis Memorial Library has been an independent library in Eustis for over 100 years.

The IceHouse Theatre is a theatre in Mount Dora that first opened in 1948. It puts on many plays and musicals every season.

Mission is to improve our quality of life in Lake County by providing coordination and funding for prevention and intervention programs for children, youth and families through collaborative, community-based services.

The Lake County Library System has 15 branches in Astor, Fruitland Park, Lady Lake, Howey-in-the-Hills, Minneola, Tavares, Mount Dora, Sorrento, Montverde, Leesburg, Groveland, Paisley, Umatilla, and 2 in Clermont.

Montverde Academy is a coeducational independent school that serves grades Pre-K3–12. Our boarding program serves grades 7-12 and post-graduate studies.

The Moonlight Players Theater is a theater that opened in 1999 as a home for the The Moonlight Players. It was renovated from an old car shop.

The State Theatre is a historic theater in Eustis which first opened in 1916 to show motion pictures. Today it is owned by the Bay Street Players, who turned the old movie theater into a thriving performing arts venue in the 1970s.

For families homeschooling students age 11 to 18 and living in Central Florida, this teen only group includes activities, field trips, etc. will be geared toward the middle to high school level/age group.

We are a support group of homeschoolers in the Golden Triangle area of Lake County, Florida that meets regularly. We offer weekly park days, field trips, mom's night outs, and other events throughout the year. With over 200 families, we have all ages and homeschooling approaches represented in our group, although the highest concentration of students is lower middle school and younger.

If you are an "Unschooler" or a really relaxed homeschooler and you live in or around Lake County Florida then this is the group for you. Lets make this a place where we can come together to talk about the life that we choose, we respect our children and treat them like people, we don't believe in forced learning..."unschooling" affects every part of our live's not just the way our children learn.

A place where all Homeschoolers....(Unschooler, Child lead learning, School at homer, just learning about homeschooling), regardless of faith (or lack of), race, family status, or any other thing that can get into the way of support, can go to and feel as though they belong. 

Support group to encourage home educating families in the task of teaching their children at home. We are open to any home schooling family needing support despite race, creed, or religion, though most of our members are Christians.