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Lake County, FL Office of Elevate Lake


With the pleasure and convenience of a major metropolitan area, combined with a hearty dose of small-town charm and southern hospitality, Lake County offers the perfect balance you need for enjoyable living.


Nestled in the heart of Central Florida, Lake County enjoys a comfortable mild sub-tropical climate, great for year-round outdoor recreational activities.


Lake County’s 300,000 residents consist of a diverse group of people that offer a range of skillsets and educational levels to meet a variety of workforce needs.

Low Cost of Living

Lake County is among the most affordable places to live in the Metro Orlando area, offering a variety of competitively priced housing options, low taxes and a myriad of low-cost entertainment options for the entire family.


For those with school-aged children, Lake County’s education institutions are innovative leaders in Florida, and are strengthening Lake County’s ability to compete globally by preparing students with 21st century skills, a rigorous curriculum and 100 state-of-the-art Career Technical Education programs that train for continuing education and the workplace.


For travelers, Lake County has easy access to major interstates and highways, and is only a short commute from Orlando International Airport, Tampa International Airport and Sanford International Airport. Lake County also has several smaller airports that accommodate private planes, such as the Leesburg International Airport.

For public transit needs, Lake County's fixed-route bus service, LakeXpress, makes commuting throughout the County simple and affordable.


Lake County has, and is in close proximity to, numerous top-rated hospitals and specialized care facilities to accommodate the health care needs of its residents.