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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

Lake Helen Boys & Girls Club Chili Cook Off on Saturday May 14th from Noon until 3:00PM at Blake Park

Lake Helen Community Garden Planning Meeting on May 4 at 5:30p at 197 S Prevatt

City of Lake Helen offers Florida Licensing On Wheels on Friday, May 6, 2016 from 10AM until 2PM at City Hall
Florida Licensing On Wheels mobile offices brings motorist services directly to the Customer. FLOW mobiles offer the following services:

Convert out of state license ($48.00)
Renewals ($48.00 for Class E; fees vary for CDL)
Replacements for lost or stolen license ($25 00)
Address/name changes ($25.00)
ID cards ($25.00)
Reinstatements (fees vary)
Emergency Contact Information Registration (free)
Tag renewals (fees vary)

There is no testing of any kind (CDL, Hazmat, Learners permits or driving test)
Visit to find out how you can take advantage of the services provided by the team at Community Outreach Specialist who are committed to excellence.


Upcoming Meetings:
Monday, May 2, 2016 at 9:00AM: Charter Review Wokshop at City Hall (First Floor Conference Room) - Agenda Packet

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 8:00AM: Historic Preservation Board at City Hall (Commission Chambers) - Agenda Packet

Monday, May 9, 2016 at 9:30AM: Comprehensive Plan Update Workshop

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 9:00AM: Budget Workshop  at City Hall (First Floor Conference Room)

2016 Charter Review

Comprehensive Plan Update - 2016

 2016 Elections