Seminole County

Seminole County is located in Central Florida north of Orlando bordering Orange, Volusia and Lake Counties. 

Seminole County was established from Orange County in 1913 and named for the Seminole Indians. Seminole is thought to be derived from the Spanish cimarron, meaning "wild" or "runaway."

Seminole County Florida Image Map
Population - 2000
365,199
Population - 2010
422,718
Population - 2015 Est
442,903
Land Area (sq mi)
309
Water Area (sq mi)
36
Total Area (sq mi)
345
Average Rainfall
51
Temperature - Average High
82
Temperature - Average Low
62

Official Listings

Seminole County School District operates 57 traditional schools with a student population of over 65,000 students. Seminole County public schools are committed to developing leadership among their students through the much praised Leadership Pathways program the school district has introduced in recent years.

May 6-7, 2017

Location: Downtown Sanford, Florida

A Fine Arts & Fine Crafts event with live artist demonstrations, workshops, gourmet foods and acoustic performers line the brick streets in beautiful downtown Sanford. 

Aerosim Flight Academy is a flight school located in Sanford at the Orlando Sanford International Airport to train pilots. It was originally Delta Connection Academy, but now graduates go on to work for many different airlines.

The Altamonte Springs City Library is in Seminole County but it is not part of the official Seminole County library system. It has been operated by the city since 1960.

May 27, 2017

Location: Oviedo Mall in Oveido, Florida

This BBQ blowout features BBQ teams serving their best plus a kids competition, live music and entertainment. 

City College is a Florida college with locations in Altamonte Springs, Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville, Hollywood, and Miami. It offers associates and bachelors degrees in the fields of business, heath, and legal/justice.

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For families homeschooling students age 11 to 18 and living in Central Florida, this teen only group includes activities, field trips, etc. will be geared toward the middle to high school level/age group.

As a Christian homeschool group, we desire to help families grow in maturity in Christ, and more specifically, to assist families whom God has called to teach their children at home and do so in a manner which honors God.