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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 approximately 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 Events:
Candidate Forum presented by the Better League for Living at Hopkins Hall on Tuesday, October 27th at 7:00pm

Fall Fest at the Lake Helen Equestrian Center 4:00pm until 8:45pm on Saturday, October 31st

Vote! Tuesday, November 3rd at Hopkins Hall

Upcoming Meetings:

November 12th - Regular City Commission Meeting at 7:00PM

Parks and Recreation Workshop for Fall Fest Planning at Creative Arts Cafe Classroom 7:00pm on: Thursday, October 15, 2015



Voting System Post-Election Audit Report - 8/25/2015 Primary Election

 Primary Election Results

City of Lake Helen 2015 City Elections - Mayor, Zone 1 and Zone 3
Candidates for Mayor General Election November 3, 2015
Ann Robbins PO Box 875  Lake Helen, FL 32744 386-228-2520
Buddy Snowden 321 E. Ohio Avenue Lake Helen, FL 32744 386-717-3397
Candidates for Commissioner Zone 1 General Election November 3, 2015
Ryan Hannah 210 W. Connecticut Avenue Lake Helen, FL 32744 386-852-1114
Tom Wilson 191 N. Summit Avenue Lake Helen, FL 32744 386-228-2295
Candidates for Commissioner Zone 3 General Election November 3, 2015
Von Russell 850 E. Kicklighter Rd Lake Helen, FL 32744 386-228-2551
Michael Woods PO Box 98 Lake Helen, FL 32744 407-314-4499

City of Lake Helen FY 2014 - 2015 Adopted Budget

FDOT Connector Study

Lake Helen Calendar

 (click the Calendar for community events)

Upcoming Activities:
The Lake Helen Christmas Tour of Homes will Saturday and Sunday, Dec 5 and 6 from 12:30 to 5:30 pm. For more information, contact Betty Doherty at 386-228-3862. Tour chairperson is Jim Carey.
The Volunteer coffee for the Lake Helen Christmas Tour of Homes will be Saturday, November 7 at 10 am at Hopkins Hall. Anyone considering volunteering for the Home Tour is encouraged to attend. Kathy Basso is the contact for the coffee.