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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

Upcoming Meetings:
April 9 - City Commission Meeting - 7pm - City Hall

Upcoming Activities:
April 4 - Easter Egg Hunt - 10am - Blake Park

April 18 - 19th Annual St. Johns River Cleanup  (link to Volusia County Website)
Volunteers are needed for the 19th annual St. Johns River Cleanup, which will take place from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 18.
Boaters, scouts, civic organizations, environmental groups, businesses and individual volunteers are encouraged to join in the effort to remove trash and debris from the St. Johns River. Participants should bring water and wear sunglasses, a hat, sunscreen, work gloves and comfortable clothing. They may also bring rakes, shovels, trash grabbers, and canoes or boats.

The annual cleanup, coordinated by Volusia County’s Environmental Management Division, draws attention to the river’s environmental importance and helps to keep the waterway safe and clean for animals and people who enjoy swimming and water sports.
For more information contact Dale Peterson at 386-736-5927, ext. 12729. Pre-registered participants will receive a T-shirt, reusable shopping bag and aluminum sport bottle.
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City of Lake Helen FY 2014 - 2015 Adopted Budget

FDOT Connector Study