Winter Garden is snuggled on beautiful Lake Apopka, 14 miles west of downtown Orlando and bordered by the town of Windermere. Winter Garden has the highest elevation spot in the southwest corner south near the county line with Lake County. Lake Apopka has the lowest elevation at 64 feet (20m).
Fondly referred to as a modern-day Mayberry USA by residents, Winter Garden is a Florida destination – only without pretense. Stroll down Plant Street in the Historic Downtown District and witness the renaissance of a vibrant community. Art studios and live theatre, bicycle stores and flower shops, and a wide range of restaurants flank the West Orange Trail.
Nestled on beautiful Lake Apopka, 20 minutes west of Orlando, this former citrus town is home to almost 40,000 residents. The Historic Downtown, listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, is a favorite destination for West Orange residents and those traveling the award-winning West Orange Trail which will soon be part of the 250 mile Coast to Coast (C2C) Trail. Over a million people use this trail every year.
Winter Garden has become a desirable place to live and a local gathering place for residents within Central Florida offering a diversity of housing options. Winter Garden is known for its warm charm, great schools, one of the lowest millage rates in Orange County, while enjoying a superior quality of life. Winter Garden has a thriving business community comprised mostly of small businesses, a historic downtown, one of Central Florida’s premiere shopping centers, Winter Garden Village at Fowlers Grove. Click here for more information.
For more information, visit the City of Winter Garden website.