The Greater Orlando Community
The spirit of Greater Orlando continues to thrive and flourish. Our attractions remain busy entertaining visitors and residents alike. Our wonderful shopping, such as in the Florida Mall, Fashion Square, Altamonte Mall, the new Winter Garden Village at Fowler Groves and the luxurious Mall at Millenia, provide a pleasing environment to stroll and shop. Our many dining experiences throughout the region, such as the restaurants in Lake Buena Vista, restaurant row in Dr. Phillips, and Downtown Orlando, are sure to please the most demanding critic. And all of the local recreation offer something for everyone in the family, with lots of area resorts, trails, gardens, lakes, theaters, museums and parks to visit. A short drive to the east will take you to the wonderful beaches of the Atlantic Ocean and to the west to the acclaimed beautiful beaches of the Gulf of Mexico.
Greater Orlando lies in the heart of Central Florida. It is the third most populated metro area in Florida and a wonderful choice for any family to live in. The Greater Orlando area encompasses four counties (Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Lake), with a 2007 Census-estimated population of 2,032,496. Besides the well-known local tourism industry, large aeronautical and engineering companies have made Orlando their home, such as Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, Westinghouse, Siemens and GE, among others. It is also homebase for the Darden Restaurants and the AAA headquarters and has the second largest Convention Center in the nation. Orlando is home to the University of Central Florida, which is the second largest university in Florida, soon to open its new state-of-the-art Medical School. Greater Orlando is also home to many other wonderful schools providing education in law and culinary services and every other industry.
Greater Orlando has exquisite communities and neighborhoods that provide an array of amenities, recreation and housing options, from single family homes and townhouses, to luxury homes and gated communities. Whether you are looking for a charming cottage in the countryside away from the city, or a lakefront estate in the city, you can find your dream home in Central Florida.
Area Counties, Cities and Towns websites:
|Lake County||Orange County||Osceola County||Seminole County|
Central Florida has many other cities, towns and counties. If you do not see the city, town or county you’re looking for, or any other information, please contact us.