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City of Lake Helen
City of Lake Helen
327 S. Lakeview Drive
PO Box 39
Lake Helen, Florida 32744

Phone: (386) 228-2121
Fax: (386) 228-9714


 Welcome to the City of Lake Helen

Known as the “Gem of Florida”, Lake Helen was founded by Henry DeLand and named after his daughter. Intended as one of the prettiest and most pleasant towns in Florida, the residents are proud of the well preserved Victorian architecture and small-town atmosphere. Incorporated as the Town of Lake Helen on October 24, 1888.
With a population of 2700, Lake Helen's land area is 2 4 square miles.  There are 20 miles of paved roads and 4 miles of unpaved roads.  The City's recreational facilities include Blake Park, Royal Park, Lake Macy Park, Melissa Park, Mitchell Sports Complex. Equestrian Center/Trailhead, as well as Asa Gray Park.

  News, Events and Information

City Offices Closed for the Holiday on Wednesday, December 24, Thursday, December 25, Friday, December 26 as well as Thursday, January 1.

Regular garbage pickup schedule will change due to the Holiday
Friday, December 26 pick-up will be changed to Saturday, December 27
Friday, January 2 pick-up will be changed to Saturday, January 3

Lake Helen Calendar
(click the Calendar for community events)
December 13 - Winter Wonderland, Winter Parade (5pm) and Movie (Arthur Christmas)
December 20 - Christmas Ball at 7:30pm at Hopkins Hall
December 24 - Holiday Stress Buster 5k & Fun Run
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January 10 -Tea Exchange Social at Hopkins Hall 1pm to 3pm


City of Lake Helen FY 2014 - 2015 Adopted Budget