City of Lake Helen, Florida
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City of Lake Helen, Florida
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The City of Lake Helen, known as “The Gem of Florida,” is located in west Volusia County located immediately off of Interstate 4 (in between Orlando and Daytona Beach).  

Founded by Henry DeLand and named after his daughter, the City was intended as one of the prettiest and most pleasant towns in Florida.  Lake Helen preserves a small-town character, historic architecture tree lined roads and lush vegetation.

Lake Helen is not only the perfect location but maintains an old Florida rural town feel.

Events Calendar

City Commisson:
Downtown Master Plan Workshop: December 13, 2017 at 7:00pm
Agenda Packet
Regular Meeting:
December 14, 2017 at 7:00pm
Agenda Agenda Packet
Planning and Land Development Regulation Commission:
January 22, 2018 at 7:00pm
Historic Preservation Board:
January 2, 2018 at 8:00am

City Meetings are held
at City Hall

327 S Lakeview Drive, Lake Helen
unless otherwise noted

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 City of Lake Helen, Florida

 Po Box 39, Lake Helen, Florida 32744      Phone: 386.228.2121