Lakeland is a city in Polk County, Florida, located along Interstate-4, between Tampa and Orlando. Lakeland is known for having nearly 40 named lakes. Much of the city’s culture revolves around the lakes and makes it ideal for spending days fishing, swimming, and boating. Locals enjoy living among the regal swans provided to the city by Queen Elizabeth.
Currently, there are around 101,000, residents in the area. They benefit from an always expanding commercial environment. Citrus growing and cattle-raising are principal industries, along with tourism. Those buying homes for sale in Lakeland Fl should rest easy knowing the city is the main economic hub between Orlando and Tampa. Property values have a long history of rising in Lakeland.
Lakeland is home to Florida Southern College, which hosts the largest on-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture. While searching for real estate, take a day to visit the antique dealers, specialty shops, art galleries, museums, restaurants, and pubs, all in the heart of downtown Lakeland.