Haines City

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Haines City, Florida
City
Nickname(s): The Heart of Florida
Location of Haines City in Polk County and Polk County in the state of Florida
Coordinates: 28°6′42″N 81°37′43″W / 28.11167°N 81.62861°W / 28.11167; -81.62861Coordinates: 28°6′42″N 81°37′43″W / 28.11167°N 81.62861°W / 28.11167; -81.62861
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Polk
Government
 • Type Council-Manager
 • Mayor/Commissioner Roy Tyler
 • Commissioner Joanna Wilkinson
 • Commissioner Phillip Hinkle
 • Commissioner Horace West
 • Commissioner Adam Burgess
Area
 • Total 23.2 km2 (8.9 sq mi)
 • Land 21.5 km2 (8.3 sq mi)
 • Water 1.7 km2 (0.6 sq mi)  7.27%
Elevation 61 m (200 ft)
Population (2004)
 • Total 14,530
 • Density 675.9/km2 (1,632.6/sq mi)
 • 2007 estimate[1] 18,748
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 33844 & 33845
Area code(s) 863
FIPS code 12-28400[2]
GNIS feature ID 0283589[3]

Haines City is a city in Polk County, Florida, United States. As of 2007, the Economic and Business Research at the University of Florida estimated that the city's population was 18,748.[1] Thus making it the third largest city by population in the county.[1]

Parks[change | edit source]

The new Aquatics Center in the park scheduled to open around July 3rd.

The city went without a public park as both Lake Eva Park and Railroad Park were both undergoing some sort renovations. From July 2008 through July 2009.

Schools[change | edit source]

The city has many schools in the area, including Haines City High School.

Notable residents[change | edit source]

References[change | edit source]

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