Central Florida is a region of the U.S. state of Florida.- Central Florida
The Orlando metropolitan area, commonly referred to as Greater Orlando, Metro Orlando, Central Florida as well as for U.S. Census purposes as the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area, is a metropolitan area in the central region of the U.S. state of Florida.- Greater Orlando
Orlando is a city in the U.S. state of Florida and is the county seat of Orange County.- Orlando, Florida
Different sources give different definitions for the region, but as its name implies it is usually said to comprise the central part of the state, including the Tampa Bay area and the Greater Orlando area, though in recent times the Tampa Bay area has often been described as its own region, with "Central Florida" becoming more synonymous with the Orlando area (most notably, this is what the local news channels in each respective metro area call their region).- Central Florida
Its principal cities are Orlando, Kissimmee and Sanford.- Greater Orlando
In Central Florida, it is the center of the Orlando metropolitan area, which had a population of 2,509,831, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released in July 2017, making it the 23rd-largest metropolitan area in the United States, the sixth-largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States, and the third-largest metropolitan area in Florida behind Miami and Tampa.- Orlando, Florida
The Miami metropolitan area, with a population of almost 6.2 million, is the most populous urban area in Florida and the seventh-most populous in the United States; other urban conurbations with over one million people are Tampa Bay, Orlando, and Jacksonville.- Florida
The central cities of both metropolitan areas (Orlando and Tampa) are in close proximity (85 mi), and as a result, their two metropolitan areas blend together in the area of Lakeland to make up a larger contiguous population center often referred to as the I-4 corridor.- Central Florida
Much of the state south of Orlando lies at a lower elevation than northern Florida, and is fairly level.- Florida
While there are sinkholes in much of the state, modern sinkholes have tended to be in West-Central Florida.- Florida
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Orange County is located in the central portion of the U.S. state of Florida.
The county seat is Orlando.
Orange County is the central county of the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Osceola County is a county located in the central portion of the U.S. state of Florida.
Osceola County is included in the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford, Fla. Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Seminole County is a county located in the central portion of the U.S. state of Florida.
Seminole County is part of the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The Greater Orlando Metropolitan District which includes Seminole, Osceola, and the surrounding counties of Lake and Orange counties, together with neighboring Volusia and Brevard counties create a viable, progressive and diverse setting for economic growth and residential development.
Interstate 4 (I-4) is an Interstate Highway located entirely within the U.S. state of Florida, maintained by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).
I-4 intersects with several major expressways as it traverses Central Florida, including U.S. Route 41 (US 41) in Tampa; US 301 near Riverview; I-75 near Brandon; US 98 in Lakeland; US 192 in Celebration; Florida's Turnpike in Orlando; and US 17 and US 92 in multiple junctions.
For the next 40 mi, I-4 passes through the Orlando metropolitan area, where the highway forms the main north–south artery.
SunRail is a commuter rail system in the Greater Orlando, Florida, area.
Volusia, Seminole, Orange and Osceola counties and the City of Orlando partnered to build the project.
Winter Park is a city in Orange County, Florida, United States.
It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The area did not develop rapidly until 1880, when a South Florida Railroad track connecting Orlando and Sanford was laid a few miles west of Osceola.
Kissimmee is the largest city and county seat of Osceola County, Florida, United States.
It is a Principal City of the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida, Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had a 2010 population of 2,234,411.
Concurrently, the South Florida Railroad was growing and extended the end of its line from Sanford down to Kissimmee, making the town on Lake Tohopekaliga a transportation hub for Central Florida.
Buddy Dyer, politician; mayor of Orlando
Lake County is a county in the central portion of the U.S. state of Florida.
Lake County is included in the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Census-designated place in Sumter County, Florida, United States.
The overall development lies in central Florida, approximately 20 mi south of Ocala and approximately 45 mi northwest of Orlando.
The community is the center of The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area, which consists of all of Sumter County; Lake County is included in the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area; and Marion County is included in the Ocala, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Deltona is a city in the U.S. state of Florida and the most populous city in Volusia County.
It is located on the northern shore of Lake Monroe along the St. Johns River in central Florida.
The city is part of the Deltona–Daytona Beach–Ormond Beach, Florida metropolitan statistical area, which is grouped with the larger Orlando–Lakeland–Deltona, Florida combined statistical area.
The city is mostly residential, and primarily serves as a commuter town for the nearby cities of Orlando and Daytona Beach, as well as its surrounding communities.