28 East Main Street, Avon Park, Florida 33825
The City of Avon Park, founded in 1886 is known as "The City of Charm," "The City of Champions", and "Home of the Mile Long Mall" where the center of the Downtown Business District is located. Avon Park is home for 20,000 residents that enjoy the many employment and recreational opportunities in our community.
The City of Avon Park operates under a city manager form of government who operates under the direction of an elected four-member council and mayor. In addition to excellent police and fire departments the city also provides water and sewer service to its residents.
Agriculture is a major contributor to the economy of Avon Park, with citrus and livestock production the predominant agricultural activities. The agriculture industry is not only a main-stay of our economy, but a source of wholesome food for our entire nation. Just a few miles from the beauty of Florida's beaches and the excitement of tourist attractions is another Florida.....the home of the Florida farmer and rancher who help put food on America's dinner tables.
Avon Park is a family town with family values where our youth are considered our most important asset. These values are reflected in our schools, our youth sports activities, our churches, and most importantly our homes.
Whether you enjoy fishing, boating or other water sports; golfing at one of the area courses; hiking, biking, or just relaxing; you are sure to find just what you're looking for here in Avon Park our "City of Charm." From its mile long mall highlighting the downtown, to the business and activity along US 27, Avon Park people always take the time to welcome visitors and to lend a helping hand. Ours is a growing city ... one that grows on you!