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Lake County, Florida

Lake County administrative offices are located at 315 West Main Street, Tavares, FL 32778; phone: 352‑343‑9800.

Lake County Neighborhoods


Lake County was incorporated in 1887 from Orange and Sumter counties. There are more than 1,400 lakes in the county, thus, its name. Sugarloaf Mountain, the highest point on the Florida peninsula, is located within the county.