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
Park, Royal Park, Lake Macy Park, Melissa Park,
Mitchell Sports Complex. Equestrian Center/Trailhead,
as well as Asa Gray Park.
News, Events and
Lake Helen Meetings
August 6 -
Parks & Recreation Meeting - 7pm - City Hall
August 7 -
Workshop: Creative Arts Cafe - 7pm - City
August 21 -
- 7pm - City Hall
Lake Helen Calendar
(click the Calendar for more
August 2 - Back To
School Expo - 9:00am - 2:00pm - Hopkins Hall
August 7 - Community
Health and Wellness Fair - 9:30am - 1:30pm
August 16 -
FOOD TRUCK AFFAIR 8 food
trucks confirmed! Come cheat on your DIET!
4pm to 7pm at Blake Park
MOVIE IN BLAKE PARK "The Nut Job"
At Dark in Blake Park
BACK TO SCHOOL DRIVE Throughout