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Highlands County is located in Central Florida, offering vibrant forests and containing many lakes, it is a prime spot for any outdoorsman. Its most popular cities and towns include Avon Park, Sebring, and Lake Placid. In addition to parkscamping, and fishing, Highlands County boasts a plethora of exotic adventures to do as well!

Things To Do In Highlands County Florida

Avon Park is home to South Florida State College which includes the Wildstein Center. The Wildstein Center is part of the nationally renowned performing arts program at SFSC. Inside the theater, an array of musicals and shows are performed throughout each year. Additionally, Avon Park is home to many museums such as the SFSC Museum of Florida Art and Culture and the Avon Park Depot Museum. Another must see event is a race at the Avon Park Mowerplex, staying true to the Florida aesthetic, it features people of all ages in a nail-biting lawn mower race that is extremely fun and comical to watch. On the other hand, visit the Sebring International Speedway for a day full excitement at an abundant amount of events and adrenaline pumping races! Shift gears into something more relaxing with a day spent at Highlands Hammock State Park. Or take a lively stroll amongst the colorful murals, unique shops and local restaurants, that line the streets of Sebring’s Historic Downtown District. Enjoy a scenic Airboat Ride through the greenery on Lake Placid. Also, in Lake Placid is the Henscratch Farms Vineyard and Winery and the Lake ‘June-in-Winter’ Scrub State Park.

In Highlands County the possibilities are limitless, whether you want to escape the buzz of the big city, expand your arts and cultural knowledge, or further your education. In addition, there are a variety of homes to suit everyone’s needs, from plots of land, to single family homes or apartments, Highlands County has it all!

Find out more about homes for sale in Highlands County Florida here on Just Florida Homes and discover your new forever home on Florida’s best home search!

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EMPLOYS THE LARGEST % OF THE WORKFORCE IN THIS AREA

14,967

TOTAL HOUSEHOLDS

65

POPULATION DENSITY PER SQUARE MILE

18 yrs

AVERAGE LENGTH OF HOUSEHOLD OCCUPANCY

14,311

AVERAGE YEAR BUILT

7%

ADULTS WITH A BACHELOR'S DEGREE

14,311

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