Lakeland is located in Polk County, approximately 35 miles east of Tampa and 55 miles southwest of Orlando along Interstate 4 (I-4), and home to just over 100,000 residents who experience a quality of life supported by a variety of arts and cultural opportunities. With many museums, theatre's, top rated schools, parks, walking paths, restaurants, volunteer opportunities and so much more, Lakeland has something for everyone in the family.
Lakeland continues to grow, develop and become one of the most sought after places to live in the state. Employment opportunities are constantly emerging as many corporate offices, state-of-the-art healthcare facilities, institutes of higher learning and major national retailers are an active part of our thriving business community.
Retaining the charm of a small town, Lakeland is made up of great people from all walks of life and all age groups.