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
Location of Haines City in Polk County and Polk County in the state of Florida
Coordinates: Coordinates: 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
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • Mayor/CommissionerRoy Tyler
 • CommissionerJoanna Wilkinson
 • CommissionerPhillip Hinkle
 • CommissionerHorace West
 • CommissionerAdam Burgess
Area
 • Total23.2 km2 (8.9 sq mi)
 • Land21.5 km2 (8.3 sq mi)
 • Water1.7 km2 (0.6 sq mi)  7.27%
Elevation61 m (200 ft)
Population (2004)
 • Total14,530
 • Density675.9/km2 (1,632.6/sq mi)
 • 2007 estimate[1]18,748
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes33844 & 33845
Area code(s)863
FIPS code12-28400[2]
GNIS feature ID0283589[3]
Websitehttp://www.ci.haines-city.fl.us

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 | change 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 | change source]

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

Notable residents[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Polk's Population Growing Faster Than the State's". Retrieved 2008-06-05.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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