Lake Placid, Florida

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Lake Placid
Town
Nickname(s): 
The Caladium Capital of the World,
Town of Murals
Location in Highlands County and the state of Florida
Location in Highlands County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 27°17′47″N 81°21′53″W / 27.29639°N 81.36472°W / 27.29639; -81.36472Coordinates: 27°17′47″N 81°21′53″W / 27.29639°N 81.36472°W / 27.29639; -81.36472
Country United States
State Florida
CountyHighlands
Settled1912
Incorporated
(as Lake Stearns)
1 December 1925
Incorporated
(as Lake Placid)
6 June 1927
Government
 • TypeMayor-council
(Strong Mayor)
 • MayorJohn Holbrook
Area
 • Total2.84 sq mi (7.4 km2)
 • Land2.57 sq mi (6.7 km2)
 • Water.27 sq mi (0.7 km2)  9.5%
Elevation
101 ft (31 m)
Population
 (1 July 2007)[3]
 • Total1,878
 Census Bureau estimate
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
33852, 33862
Area code(s)863
FIPS code12-38625[4]
GNIS feature ID0285272[5]
Websitehttp://www.lakeplacidfl.net/

Lake Placid is a town in Florida, United States. It is in Highlands County.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Town of Lake Placid Departments". Town of Lake Placid. Retrieved 2007-08-13.
  2. "Florida by Place. Population, Housing, Area, and Density: 2000". US Census Bureau. Retrieved 2007-07-20.
  3. "Annual Estimates of the population for the Incorporated Places of Florida" (XLS). US Census Bureau. Retrieved 2007-07-20.
  4. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Other websites[change | change source]

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