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Longwood Florida

Longwood Florida

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Longwood Florida – Centrally located within Seminole County, the City of Longwood was named after a suburb of Boston by the original homesteader, Edward Warren Henck. Some of the earliest settlers came to the area in the 1850’s but many left after the Great Freeze of December 1894. In 1923 the Town of Longwood became incorporated as a city.

The well planned, family communities encouraged stringent school standards attributing to some of the best schools in the nation. This has resulted in Longwood being a sought after city for families with school-aged children.

Points of interest:

Home to possibly Florida’s oldest tourist attraction, The Senator, a 3000 year old bald cypress. What we now call Big Tree Park was once a wilderness sanctuary for early Indian tribes.

In 2014 the City received recognition from WJXT Channel 4, an independent television station in Jacksonville, as one of the 4 safest places to raise a family in Florida. Most recently named Longwood as one of the top 10 best places to live in Florida.

ped in early 1900s as a home for the U.S confederate army during World War II and became a major training boot camp for U.S soldiers.

Fast Facts

State: Florida
Founded: 1870’s
Incorporated: 1923
Population: 13,657


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  1. 5 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 3,300 sq ft
    Lot size: 18,295 sqft
    Year built: 1971
    Days on market: 1
  2. 4 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,901 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,939 sqft
    Year built: 1976
    Days on market: 3
  3. 7 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 5,325 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.05 ac
    Year built: 1979
    Days on market: 3
  4. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,179 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,147 sqft
    Year built: 2018
    Days on market: 4
  5. 5 beds, 7 baths
    Home size: 6,511 sq ft
    Lot size: 8.00 ac
    Year built: 2009
    Days on market: 4
  6. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,280 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,939 sqft
    Year built: 1954
    Days on market: 5
  7. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,443 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,454 sqft
    Year built: 1984
    Days on market: 7
  8. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,685 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,325 sqft
    Year built: 1995
    Days on market: 7
  9. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,651 sq ft
    Lot size: 27,007 sqft
    Year built: 1973
    Days on market: 7
  10. 4 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,246 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,068 sqft
    Year built: 1976
    Days on market: 7

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