Orange County

Orange County is located in Central Florida bordering Seminole, Brevard, Osceola and Lake Counties. It is most known for it's largest city and metro area of Orlando. 

Orange County was established in 1824 from a portion of St. Johns County. Originally named Mosquito County from the name the Spanish had given the whole area "Los Mosquitos", it was renamed to Orange County in 1845 for the many orange groves in the area. 

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Population - 2000
896,344
Population - 2010
1,145,956
Population - 2015 Est
1,252,396
Land Area (sq mi)
903
Water Area (sq mi)
100
Total Area (sq mi)
1,003
Average Rainfall
52
Temperature - Average High
82
Temperature - Average Low
61

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Amway Center, located in Downtown Orlando, is a sports and entertainment venue. Home to the Orlando Magic NBA team and the Orlando Solar Bears ECHL team. Built with a capacity of more than 20,000 seats, the arena's urban setting, gives guests easy access to the Orlando entertainment core. Hosting concerts, events, shows and more, the area is designed to stage any event. 

Bright House Networks Stadium, also know as "The Bounce House" though recent renovations have made the bouncing effect less obvious. It is located at the University of Central Florida in Orlando Florida and home to the UCF Knights football team. The stadium has a capacity of 44,206. 

Camping World Stadium is located in Downtown Orlando Florida. It was formerly known as the Tangerine Bowl, Florida Citrus Bowl and Orlando Citrus Bowl. The stadium is currently home to the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl, the Orlando City Soccer League, and the Russell Athletic Bowl and hosts other events, concerts and college football games. The Stadium Complex includes Tinker Field, McCracken Field, Thunder Field, and Festival Field when hosts events, concerts, sports, and community festivals throughout the year. 

CFE Federal Credit Union Arena, formerly the UCF Arena is a sports and entertainment arena located at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. Home of the UCF Knights mens and womens basketball teams, the arena also hosts concerts, graduations, theater, events and other sporting events. 

Disney's Blizzard Beach is a water theme park located at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida. The wintery scene is an exciting contrast to the heated water areas and water slides amidst the ski resort look.

Orange County School District is based out of the Educational Leadership Center in Downtown Orlando. As of recent, Orange County Public Schools has an enrollment of over 185,000 students. The school district won the Broad Prize, also known as the “Nobel Prize” for Urban Education in October 2014 for strong academic performance and for closing achievement gaps.

Disney's Typhoon Lagoon is a water theme park located at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista in Orlando, Florida. It is one of two operating water parks at the resort and features a Surf Pool and the largest wave pool in North America. 

The exciting new Universal’s Volcano Bay™ water park is opening early Summer 2017 featuring an all new concept in water parks with a gigantic volcano as it's central theme. The Krakatau™, the mighty Fire and Water Volcano towers 200 feet above the tropical landscape, streaming waterfalls during the day and fiery lava effects at night.

Wet 'n Wild opened in 1977, and is considered to be the first major standalone water park. After 40 years of being one of the top water parks, the park closed on December 31, 2016. Universal Studios purchased the park with plans to renovate. Universal will be opening Volcano Bay Water park nearby and has not revealed the future for the Wet 'n Wild land. 

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Listen to 96.5 FM for local news, traffic, and weather conditions of Central Florida.

Star 94.5 FM is the ONLY radio station in Orlando primarily focusing on R&B music. Bruno Mars, Drake, Mary J. Blige, and Beyoncé are a few of many artists listeners enjoy! 

The Word is provided by the Salem Media Group with a Christian audience. An inspiring, family-friendly station!

Orlando's #1 station for commercial free Hip-Hop! Tune in now for the latest hits!

Orlando's leading Rock station that play a combination of today's rock hits and the classics including Metallica, Green Day, Ozzy, and many more. There are several host throughout the day which listeners can also stream live from your iHeart Radio app. 

This smooth Jazz station has several personality hosts including Kenny G and Sandy Kovach in the morning, Miranda Wilson, Allen Kepler, and Maria Lopez. They talk about news, celebrity buzz, traffic, weather, and other topics. 

103.1 The Wolf call themselves Orlando's NEW Country, and known for their commercial free Mondays. When you tune in you'll hear the biggest stars in country music. 

On The Beat you'll hear the latest hits of R&B and Hip-Hop from artists like Drake, Cardi B, J. Cole, and many more. The host will also talk about the current news about these celebrities. 

This station plays the best music of the 80s. The Rick Stacy Morning Show, Grace Vasquez, and Domino are the stars of 105.9 who will keep you entertained throughout your day. 

You can catch this Puerto Rican cuisine food truck on Narcoosee Road in Orlando, FL. Bring your family and friends to try some tasty mofongo. They are open Wednesday to Sunday from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm. 

Listen to 90.7 WMFE for your daily national news! WMFE serves as Orlando's primary NPR provider with a vision to enlighten all Central Floridians. 

Listen to some soothing tunes at 92.7 FM radio. This family-friendly station provides listeners with unique, and relaxing music, news, weather and other content. Everything a family needs to stay informed. 

Classic hits from rock music on the weekends to acoustic on Sunday mornings. There are several radio personalities on 98.9 WMMO including Denise, Joe Rock, Hildi, and AJ. You can call on weekdays from 12-1pm to request a song. 

Adventist University of Health Sciences is an Orlando college that works with the Florida Hospital to train students in healthcare. It has Associates, Bachelors, and Post-Graduate programs in several healthcare industries.

Aji Food Trucks serves tasty Peruvian cuisines on-the-go as a mobile food truck in Orlando, Florida. To find out their current location give them a call! 

The American College for Medical Careers is an Orlando college that trains students for medical careers. It has programs in dental assisting, cardiovascular sonography, diagnostic medical sonography, health information technology, medical assisting, medical coding & billing, and respiratory therapy.

The American University of Leadership is an Orlando based school that brings quality education to people from around the world through on campus and online classes. It specializes in business and leadership programs.

Pretzels are a well-known Amish delicacy! Experience a bit of the Amish culture. #EatAmish

Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children has provided their services to the people of Central Florida for over 25 years and have been able to help families find an environment where hope and healing are inspired by the children that are treated. The staff of this institution makes your child's health their top priority.

Aspire Health Partners, Inc. is a non-profit behavioral healthcare institution that provides affordable services for the people of Central Florida. Aspire is able to provide these amazing services to children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. They provide these services throughout five Central Florida counties; Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, and Seminole.

This is A great gathering place for the community to come and share local foods and vendors. Family friendly and all around a good place to visit on a Monday night.

Bass Fishing Guide Orlando specializes in big game bass fishing in Central Florida 

Portuguese food made with a lot of love! Serving gourmet tacos and desserts!

Orlando's Polynesian Food Truck, home of the delicious Original Pinëapple Drëam. This island inspired food has many customer coming back for more!

On West Church Street in Orlando, only a few blocks away from the Camping World Stadium (formerly known as the Orlando Citrus Bowl), Charles Frizzel of Broken Strings Brewery and Jeanna Malines of Black Cauldron Brewing, opened a pretty unique brewery. Actually, there are two breweries under the same roof.

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Blue Bird Bake Shop has established its nest in the Audubon Park Garden District of Orlando has their own brand of coffee and bakes sweet creations from scratch.

The best traditional Guyanese dishes available in Central Florida! Chef Bobbie mixes Indian and Caribbean flavors unlike any other food truck.

Boston’s Fish House seafood restaurant is considered one of Central Florida’s most relished landmarks and features New England style seafood. Since 1988, Boston’s Fish House restaurant has served fresh seafood from the Northeastern Seaboard region and presented a laid-back atmosphere of iconic Northeastern flare.

The Braille and Talking Book Library is a library dedicated to providing reading materials to blind and visually impaired residents. Its headquarters is located in Daytona and it has nine subregional locations in Coca, Ft. Myers, Ft. Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Clearwater, Miami, Orlando, Pensacola, and Lake Worth to serve residents throughout the state.

The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park is an intimate blackbox theatre in downtown Winter Park. It hosts tons of performing arts events throughout the year.

Two breweries under one roof. Each brewery rotates brewing on the three-barrel brewhouse system. Broken String Brewery will brew more hop-forward varieties paying homage to musical legends.The large, open tap room serves beer from each brewery. At any given time, the tap room serves drafts from 12 taps.

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The owners of Chi Phi (one from Chicago and the other is from Philadelphia) came together to share the best dishes from these two famous cities!

Carey Sobel & James Guerino

Enjoy a crunchy sweet snack also known as a churro! There are many different flavors with many cream filling options.

Churros & Cream food truck

This one of a kind food truck serving seafood from Maine throughout the US and one of the happens to be in Orlando!

This family business specializes in seafood and is most famous for their crab legs.

Producing unique craft beer with excellent taste and consistent quality batch after batch. The brewery has an onsite tap and tasting room featuring flagship brands in addition to many other limited edition, seasonal, and specialty batches.

Dead Lizard Brewing Company is a local micro-brewery located between the Millenia Mall and Universal Studios. For three generations the family has been enjoying and sharing home-brewed craft beer with family and friends, and now are sharing it with you! Their beers are big and bold, yet embodied with subtle and distinct flavors.

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They supply to the fanatical craft brew lovers in Central Florida with some of the best beer you’ve had. Anywhere!

Disney's Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course has two lovely 18-hole mini golf courses. "A Family-Friendly Adventure" is full of whimsical scenes and it's fun for all ages. If you're looking for something a little more challenging yet fun, give "A Thrilling Challenge" a try!

While this is a smaller dog park, it still features a pet shower, bench, and even a pet memorial bridge. All for man's best friend!

The Dr. Phillips Center is the main center of performing arts in Central Florida. It is made up of several different venues that host all kinds of shows and events in the heart of Downtown Orlando.

This is a community park where the whole family can come together at one park and enjoy the day outdoors. It has everything for the whole family including a splash pad and nature path.

The Drunken Monkey Coffee Bar was conceived to fill the need for Orlando to have excellent coffee and food everyone can enjoy. From plant-based choices to coffee sourced through fair trade, The Drunken Monkey is ethical and budget friendly. They also host local events such as stand-up comedy nights and art shows.

El Potro offers a wide variety of flavorful homemade dishes and is one of Orlando's authentic Mexican restaurants. El Potro owns three locations in Central Florida: Winter Park, Orlando, and Apopka.

Enzian is a member supported, non-profit organization which has been a cultural touchstone of Central Florida for over 31 years. Come enjoy alternative cinema, have a glass at the Eden bar, or attend the yearly Florida Film Festival, while having an experience that is simply Enzian.

ESPN is known as the world leader of sports news. Tune in to hear the highlights of sports teams in Orlando, high school sports, and much more. 

These premium, 100% beef hot dogs will keep you coming back for more. Joey Fatone, former member of NSYNC, started this food truck to share more about who he is and where he came from.  

Florida College of Integrative Medicine is a school located in Orlando, Florida. It has programs for acupuncture and oriental medicine.

Florida Technical College is a two-year college with degree programs in healthcare, food and beverage, beauty, and criminal justice. It has locations in DeLand, Kissimmee, Lakeland, Orlando, Pembroke Pines, and Cutler Bay.

FM 101.9 strives to offer real alternative music with songs that you won't hear on other radio stations. Mel is on the air Monday - Friday from 10am - 3pm. James starts his hosting at 3pm and is an award winning producer. 

On this radio station you will hear daily sport knowledge and insights. They cover UCF Athletics, The Tampa Bay Bucs, Orlando City SC, and Magic Drive Time.

Foxtail Coffee serves responsibly roasted coffee beans. They uphold quality and ethical standards by working with farmers world-wide who pay fair wages and are environmentally friendly. Check out one of their 4 locations in Orlando, Florida.

Full Sail University is a college located in Winter Park. It offers online associates, bachelors, and masters degree programs in the fields of entertainment, media, arts, and technology.

A Gospel music radio station under Z Ministries a Christian station, home of Z 88.3. Listen to this FM radio to worship and praise during any time of day. 

 

The Garden Theatre was built as a single screen-cinema in Winter Garden in 1935. It reopened after restorations in 2008. It hosts plays, concerts, and even films every year.

Captain Dean Puller (AKA Captain Gator) has been bass fishing Central Florida waters for over 25 years. He can and will put you on the fish. Check out some of the pictures on his website to get a feel as to how good of a captain he is. 

 

Grillers offers the best Caribbean flavors using Latin and American grilling techniques. #WeGrillYouChill

Your back-porch bar. Your after-work bee-line. Your homebrew away from home. There’s always something going on, and community camaraderie is always on tap. 

The beer selection, laid back environment, and hospitality make them one of Orlando’s ultimate taproom bars to kick back and enjoy quality craft beer.

Looking to play mini golf in a relaxing tropical setting? Hawaiian Rumble Adventure Golf is the perfect place. With a beautiful golf course surrounded by swaying palms and dramatic waterfalls, you'll feel as if you're on vacation!

Nestled in Lake Buena Vista is the fabulous Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort where guests can experience beautiful Florida scenery. Hemingway's restaurant (located inside the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Hotel) features an amazing menu of seafood, steak, and beverages that is sure to give anyone their money’s worth. 

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The Hindu University of America is an Orlando based religious college. It offers graduate programs in Hinduism, Yoga and Meditation, Sanskrit, and other Hindu subjects.

This mini golf course is inspired by the 1950s era. As guests enter a classic drive-in theater box office area they can choose from either a "single-feature" (18 holes) or a "double-feature" (36 holes).

A comfortable and relaxing place for friends to hang out. Created by Lilian Trevisan, Holy Grain Coffee brings authentic Brazilian coffee and treats to Central Florida. Their menu includes teas, smoothies, sandwiches, and more!

A Hip Hop genre under the Christian radio station, Z 88.3 FM. These positive hits can be stream online or on the app. 

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.

MFH is a support group for parents of homeschooled children in Central Florida. We accept all residents who currently homeschool, or are considering homeschooling, regardless of religious persuasion or beliefs. 

Are you unschooling in the Orlando area?? A relaxed homeschooler? If so, then this is the group for you!! :) While we do offer an online support group, we will be offering REAL LIFE events so our children will have the opportunity to make friends within the group.

This is a secular homeschool support group for families with liberal political values; we believe in equality for all, regardless of race, gender, religion or sexual orientation. If you have had difficulty finding a homeschool support group that would accept you the way you are because you can't honestly comply with their "statement of faith" requirements, we can offer your children the opportunities to fulfill their social needs in a diverse group that accepts them as they are. 

The South Orlando Homeschool Christian group is a group that offers functions in the South Orlando and Kissimmee area. We have kids ranging from ages 1-15. We offer classes, field trips, clubs,testing resources and homeschool guidance. In addition, we send out a monthly informative newsletter with free homeschooling websites and more. 

Cooperative homeschooling group providing local support to families in East Orlando and surrounding areas. *We offer 12 week Fall and Spring Co-op Classes, (ages Nursery-High School offering a variety of classes including PE for K-12).

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