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LAKE DORR

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THE VILLAGES

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LAKE NORRIS

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LADY LAKE

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The communities in Northwest Lake have experienced population growth, while maintaining small-town charm. Golf, boating, motorcycle shows, art festivals, dancing, dining, music concerts, and activities in the area’s beautiful lakes and parklands draw visitors and residents alike. LAKE NORRIS CONSERVATION AREA

LAKE YALE

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LAKE GRIFFIN

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MOUNT DORA

LAKE HARRIS

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Population: 22,419 Size: 41.87 square miles

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“Leesburg has a friendly, quaint, H O W E Yrelaxed, hometown atmosphere I N - T H E - H Iand L Lsense S of community that makes LAKE visitors feel welcome and A P O Pat K A home,” NORTH ORE City Manager Al MinnerS Hsays. Known as the “Lakefront City,” he says Leesburg’s historic character, natural beauty, modern elements, CR 4 5 and year-round events, economic 5 FL OR development components make ID L A K E the A’ APOPKA S TU R N a great place to visit and reside. city PI KE Among Leesburg’s prized attractions: Venetian Gardens, a picturesque 64-acre park on the west shore of Lake MHarris O N Twith V Eseveral RDE 1 56 R landscaped islands separated by C MASCOTTE L Aserene, KE meandering canals, along MINNEOLA MINNEOLA with a pavilion, benches, and wooden bridges popular with runners, cyclists, SR 50 and nature lovers. C L E R MAO N launch T GROVELAND boat at Venetian Gardens SR 50 is one of Leesburg’s three boating and AKE VENETIAN GARDENS M I NLNrecreation access points to the Harris EHAHA SR 19

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Chain of Lakes, and a Kids Korner playground and new Splash Pad are nearby, which are a big hit with children and families. “Leesburg’s Harris Chain of Lakes attracts nationally known professional fishing tournaments and is also great for year-round fishing and water sports,” Al says. Historic downtown Leesburg has an array of shops and restaurants and Beacon College, an expanding private nonprofit college that is the first accredited institution of higher learning to award bachelor’s degrees exclusively to students with dyslexia, ADHD, and other specific learning disabilities. Leesburg Saturday Morning Market is hosted on Towne Square from 8am-1pm on Saturdays by the Leesburg Partnership, and vendors offer fresh, organic produce, along

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Welcome to Lake 2018  

A Visitor's Guide to The Place We Call Home

Welcome to Lake 2018  

A Visitor's Guide to The Place We Call Home