Lakeland Florida is a fairly large city found in Western Polk County Florida. Just to the east is Hillsborough County and Tampa FL. Lakeland is just about a 30 minute drive from Tampa and 45 minute Dive to Disney World depending on what part of Disney is your destination. The I-4 Corridor is the fastest growing portion of all of Florida and Lakeland Florida is part of that corridor.
The city was settles in 1875 and incorporated just 10 years later in 1885. The city spans over 75 square miles and has a population of well over 100,000 residents. Most of Lakeland is located south of Interstate-4 and so is the downtown area. Many are surprised to see that there are high rise buildings here although not as impressive as Tampa just yet. Great schools, a great lifestyle, affordable homes and all you ever need is waiting for you here in Lakeland FL.