Lake Mary is one of the fastest growing areas in Central Florida and was rated by Money magazine as the #4 best places to live in America in 2007. Located approximately 18 miles north of Orlando, Lake Mary is known for its well-planned residential communities as well as its growing commercial base for many prominent businesses. Lake Mary boasts all the conveniences of Orlando without the traffic.
Lake Mary is an upscale community with a variety of unique restaurants, convenient shopping, endless recreational activities, and high-rated schools. The city also has the lowest property tax rate in the County, making it a popular place to live. To learn more, visit theCity of Lake Mary.
Central Park, located on City Hall grounds provides visitors with shady paths, a reflecting pond, gazebo, and picnic tables. It’s perfect for an outdoor concert or wedding.
Liberty Park is a quiet, peaceful park on the shore of East Crystal Lake.
The Lake Mary Skate Park is located at the Lake Mary Sports Complex and accommodates skateboards, roller blades, rip sticks, and BMX bikes with 8,000 square feet of lighted street skate area. The park also has a children’s play area and picnic tables.
The Frank Evans Museum of History promotes the history of Lake Mary and its surrounding areas.
The Lake Mary Farmers’ Market is held every Saturday.
During the first Wednesday of every month, Lake Mary hosts WineART Wednesday, which features over 40 local artists, drinks, and live music.
Lake Mary provides high quality education in its high-rated schools. There are 7 public schools, 5 private schools, 1 technical college, 1 State college, and a public library in Lake Mary.
15,037 in 2014, with a daytime population of 35,000 and room for growth
Total area is 9.7 square miles, of which 1.1 square miles is water.