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DeLand, Florida


DeLand is located in the state of Florida. It is a city of about 30,000 people, according to 2015 estimates. It is positioned around halfway between Daytona Beach and Orlando and serves as the seat of Volusia County. It is classified into the Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Founded in 1876, DeLand was originally called Persimmon Hollow after wild persimmon trees growing around the area. It was founded by Henry Addison DeLand, who arrived here in 1876 with the intention of creating an agricultural and tourism town. The baking soda mogul renamed the area after himself. The city was incorporated in 1882 and became the county seat about five years later.


There were 9,950 households and 4,631 families living in DeLand as of 2013 census. It had 9,272 housing units, with average density of these calculated at 584 per square mile. Cost of living in the city is lower than national average. DeLand has a diverse economy, which includes agriculture, finance, manufacturing, tourism and government.


This small Southern town has a rich history and culture. You can get a feel of DeLand's past with a visit to Woodland Boulevard, downtown's main street. Several buildings erected in the 19th century can be found in the area, which is officially referred to as Downtown DeLand Historic District. Adjacent to the downtown area is Historic Garden District, a neighborhood originally developed in the period between 1900 and 1920.


DeLand has multiple elementary and middle schools. These include Blue Lake Elementary, Citrus Grove Elementary, Children's House Montessori, St. Peters Catholic School, Saint Barnabas Episcopal School, and DeLand Middle School. There is one high school named Deland High School. Public primary and secondary schools in the city are overseen by Volusia County Schools. DeLand is also home to Stetson University, the oldest private college in Florida. Daytona State College and Florida Technical College also provide higher education in the area.


The city offers numerous recreation options. In addition to enjoying local school sports, you can engage in skydiving in the area. DeLand has been dubbed the world's skydiving capital by some people, with many skydiving companies based here. Skydive DeLand holds that exhilarating experience when all you need to feel is an adrenaline rush. The skydiving industry contributes decent amount of jobs in the area.


DeLand offers several parks where you can have fun time with your loved ones. Head over to DeLeon Springs State Park to have a feel of what it felt like to be an early settler in the area. Or pay a visit to Blue Springs to view manatees. Activities at the parks in the area include swimming, canoeing, and scuba diving. Locations such as Daytona Beach and New Smyrna Beach also make for nice places to enjoy a great time in the sun.


DeLand is definitely a cool place to live. It makes for a great location to enjoy that small town hospitality that is increasingly becoming hard to come by. The downtown plays host to several special events that highlight the city’s unique heritage.

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Do you want to buy or sell a home in Deland? As recently as 06/03/2023, we systematically update our list of obtainable homes.

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