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
City of Lake Helen (Western Area) Economic
Prepared by the East Central Florida Regional
Planning Council and funded through the Florida
Department of Economic Opportunity
Lake Helen Meetings
September 22 - Opening of Request for
Proposals for City Attorney - 9am - City Hall
September 24 -
Final Budget Public Heating (Adopt Fiscal
Year 2015 Final Millage Rate & Final Budget)
- 6pm - City Hall
September 24 -
Special Meeting - 7pm- City Hall
Lake Helen Calendar
(click the Calendar for more
October 25 - 3rd Annual Fall Fest and Trunk of
Treat at the Equestrian Center at 5pm
Proposals for City
(click for Full
parties to operate
as the City Food
Vendor with the
primary location in
the Creative Arts
Building located at
493 S. Lakeview
Drive, Lake Helen.
City Clerk, City of
Lake Helen City
October 21, 2014
conference will be
held at 10:00 AM on
Friday, October 3,
at the Creative Arts
Café, 493 S.
Lakeview Dr, Lake
Application (2007) -
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Holiday Stress Buster 5k &
December 24 @ 8:00 am
- 9:00 am
For More Information go to:
DECEMBER 24, 2014 – 8:00 a.m.
LOCATION: Blake Park 437 S. Lakeview Dr.
Top 10 Overall Male and Female
Finisher’s Medals to ALL
participants Walk or Run!
Through November 2nd
November 3 – December 7
December 8 – December 22
Packet Pickup or Race Morning: $35.00
Students 17 & Under
**Entry Fees are nonrefundable.
Paper form for mailing:
Please post mark no later than December 18th.
RACE DAY REGISTRATION
Registration opens at 6:30 a.m.
December 23 at Blake Park Pavilion from 2-6pm
Pick-up race day starting at 6:30 a.m.
LONG SLEEVE RACE SHIRTS All
pre-registered participants receive a long sleeve
race shirt. We cannot guarantee shirts will be
available for those registered after December 7th.
Youth sizes are short sleeve.
Professionally chip timed
FREE KIDS RUN
9:00 a.m. All kids receive a winning