Located in the heartland of Central Florida, Polk County has a population of more than 650,000 residents. The county seat is Bartow, and its largest city is Lakeland.
Enjoy a lakeside lifestyle in the heartland of Florida with countless year round recreational, social and special events. Polk County has small town charm with a diverse economy experiencing steady growth and central location between two major metropolitan areas of Tampa and Orlando.
Winter Haven is known for its lakes, with more than 50, 24 of which are connected by a system of canals. Winter Haven is home to LEGOLAND® Florida, a Lego-themed park featuring Lego-built cities, monuments and animals plus interactive exhibits and rides. Other attractions include Bok Tower Gardens, Fantasy of Flight and some of the best golf courses in the world.