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Orlando Florida

Orlando Florida is an amazing city. Orlando also has much more to offer than just a gorgeous skyline and downtown area. Even though Lake Eola provides the cherry on top of downtown there are even better places to live here or to visit.

Homes For Sale in Orlando FL

According to the 2020 Census Orlando now has a population of 307,563 ranking it as the 67th largest in America. Orlando also has a total of 119.8 square miles inside of it's rather peculiar boundaries and has a whopping 34 zip codes to help shrink the city. As for those boundaries they can be a little odd since some amazing nearby towns contribute greatly to the overall metropolitan area. Cities like Winter Park are known as the "Old Money" parts of Orlando. If you consider the entire metropolitan area the population increases to over 2.5 million and the 23rd largest in America. I'd say Orlando FL benefits from the surrounding towns. In closing on the factual things the city was settled in 1843 and incorporated in 1845 on February 4th and has been known by many names.

The Various Parts of Orlando

Orlando can easily just be called Orlando or Orlando Florida and that would be good enough for most of us. However the city has rather unique portions that have carved out their niche and deserve the recognition for their efforts. Obviously leading the way is Walt Disney World but we will save them for later. Where are and what is so special about those areas? You can listen to the video below and or just read along.

Eastern Orlando FL

Eastern Orlando FL extends about 13 miles further to the east than downtown Orlando FL . It gets really sparse and rural out in this location. The eastern portion is where you will find the areas nuclear power plant and of course the Orlando International Airport. This area was ripe for development until it was discovered by the Tavistock Group who used Lake Nona Property Holdings to set the world straight on how to develop an entire area. The area is Lake Nona most likely named after its' namesake. 

Lake Nona

The original boundaries of Lake Nona encircle about 17 square miles of land. Obviously that tells us something about Tavistock and their ability to see through on commitment. Lake Nona is now divided into 4 parts and should probably have those boundaries enlarged. Such an incredible place should not be held back

The Mecca is the Town Center in Lake Nona. There is none like it and it is certainly worth a visit. The Beacon and Code Wall hints at the fact Lake Nona is both leaning into the future and the place to live in Orlando Florida.

Dr. Phillips

Dr. Phillips was a leader in the citrus industry here in Central Florida. Back in the day even Windermere Florida was known for orchards and growing Oranges. Dr. Phillips was involved in the development of the pasteurization process of orange juice that is still used today. Every time you have a glass, jug or carton of OJ you can thank the good Doctor.

Another thing he has left behind is  the influence he and his family's have on portions of Orlando Florida. The area lies immediately west of Universal Studios and Interstate-4. That area is named after Dr. Phillips as is the local community park (awesome) the YMCA (awesome) and the Dr. Phillips Center where the charitable society continues it's work today. His name is also associated with many more things in the area including a performing arts center and local high school. Excluding downtown this area should rank number 2 for best locations in Orlando.

Downtown Orlando FL

Downtown Orlando is also the Central Business District as it should be. This is where you will find the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center, City Hall the Amway Center and of course that beautiful skyline shown above. As one might guess Orlando FL is the County Seat for Orange County Florida.

Lake Eola and the fountain in it are shown in the distance in the photo above. You can walk all of the way around the lake or sit in one of the many areas designed to view the lake and fountain. The Lake Eola Fountain is famous for it's light show.

Orlando Housing Market

I hope this has been interesting and possibly even informative for you. I personally would like to thank you for taking out of your time to read the information. I have lived in Florida for around 40 adult years and love Central Florida. One of our sons went to medical school in Baldwin Park for a while and he loved downtown Orlando as much as we do. If you are considering moving here reach out to us. We would love to help you find a home and get settled in Orlando Florida.




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