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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:
November 20th and 21st - Turkey Shoot at 6:30pm - Orange Ave (behind Mitchell Brothers Sports Complex)

Schedule Change for Trash Pick-Up:
The routes that would normally be picked up for Lake Helen on Friday, November 27, 2015, will be picked up on Saturday, November 28, 2015 instead.

General Election Results:

Official Certification of the General Election, November 3, 2015

Post-Election Audit Report (General Election, November 3, 2015)

City of Lake Helen FY 2014 - 2015 Adopted Budget

FDOT Connector Study

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.