Places

  • Bartow is also known as: Polk County / Bartow city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Ray Lewis (american football player and actor), Rick Wilson (race car driver), Mike Pouncey (american football player), Chauncey Davis (american football player), Tracy McGrady (basketball player), Keydrick Vincent (american football player), and Alonzo Highsmith (american football player).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Orlando Sentinel.

History

Bartow ( /ˈbɑrtoʊ/ BAR-toh) is the county seat of Polk County, Florida. Founded in 1851 as Fort Blount, the city was renamed in honor of Francis S. Bartow the first brigade commander to die in combat during the American Civil War. According to the U.S. Census Bureau 2000 Census, the city had a population of 15,340 and an estimated population of 16,959 in 2009. As of 2010, the mayor of Bartow is W. Patrick "Pat" Huff. Located near the source of the Peace River, Bartow is approximately 39 miles (63 km) east of the Tampa Bay Area and 50 miles (80 km) southwest of the Greater Orlando area. The city is near the center of "Lightning Alley" and has frequent afternoon thunderstorms in the summer, but typically has sunny and mild winters. Government, mining, and agriculture are the major sectors of the area's economy. The primary roads in the Bartow area are U.S. Route 17, U.S. Route 98 and State Road 60 which provide access to locations throughout Central Florida. The official city nickname is the "City of Oaks and Azaleas", but informally it is often called "the...

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Bartow Obituaries

It was revealed on May 3rd, 2016 that Grace Ann Maxey (Shuford) passed away in Bartow, Florida.  Ms. Maxey was 64 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Grace Ann's life.

It was written on December 24th, 2015 that Elroy Ellner perished in Bartow, Florida.  Ellner was 95 years old and was born in Milwaukee, WI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Elroy's life.

It was noted by Tampa Tribune on October 6th, 2015 that Bobby B Walker died in Bartow, Florida.  Walker was 81 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Bobby B's life.

It was disclosed on April 26th, 2015 that Dewey J McDonald perished in Bartow, Florida.  McDonald was 75 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Dewey J's life.

It was revealed on October 28th, 2014 that Fannie Lorrayene Fiocchi (Nicholas) passed away in Bartow, Florida.  Ms. Fiocchi was 88 years old and was born in Hacker Valley, WV.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Fannie Lorrayene's life.

It was written by Tampa Tribune on March 30th, 2014 that Kenneth Wallace "Ken" Berry passed away in Bartow, Florida.  Berry was 82 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Kenneth Wallace "Ken"'s life.

It was noted by Tampa Tribune on February 14th, 2014 that Dorothy Eloise Prescott perished in Bartow, Florida.  Prescott was 92 years old and was born in Chula, GA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Dorothy Eloise's life.

It was revealed by Orlando Sentinel on November 13th, 2013 that Thomas Sr Mitchell passed on in Bartow, Florida.  Mitchell was 92 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Thomas Sr's life.

It was reported by Tampa Tribune on September 2nd, 2013 that Wofford Hampton Stidham died in Bartow, Florida.  Stidham was 83 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Wofford Hampton's life.

It was noted on August 29th, 2013 that Rene G Chevrette passed on in Bartow, Florida.  Chevrette was 81 years old and was born in Central Falls, RI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Rene G's life.

Cemeteries in Bartow

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1190 S Woodlawn Ave
Bartow, FL 33831

Bartow Cemetery News

Rev. Earl Graham, Jr.
Interment will be Monday, Nov. 8, at 1 p.m., at Florida National Cemetery, 6502 S.W. 102nd Avenue, Bushnell, with full military honors. Arrangements: Gause Funeral Home, Bartow. Condolences to the family may be sent to 420 S. Seminole Ave., Fort Meade, FL ...
http://www.polkcountydemocrat.com/articles/2010/11/06/obituaries/doc4cd48c5fe66a3424767134.txt

Thelma Clarice Robarts, 95
Mrs. Robarts was born on September 08, 1915, in Bartow FL, a daughter to the late Volney Gettis Parker ... Burial will be at the church cemetery. Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson. 706-367-5467.
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BPAS season topic for Lioness Club
Five performances are planned for this season of the Bartow Performing Arts Series, guest speaker Trish Pfeiffer Lioness Club members at their Oct. 4 meeting. On Dec. 18, Florida Dance Theatre ... Historical Museum. The Cemetery Club, a comedy of ...
http://www.polkcountydemocrat.com/articles/2010/10/30/life/doc4cc873c598701981898080.txt

Oak Hill Cemetery (Bartow, Florida) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Oak Hill Cemetery is a historic cemetery in Bartow, Florida. It is located on West Parker Street. On February 12, 2003, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic ...
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City of Bartow, FL : Cemetery Committee
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City of Bartow, FL : Home
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The Oak Hill Cemetery is a historic cemetery in Bartow, Florida. ... Historic Bartow - History & Heritage. This article about a property in Florida on the National Register of ...
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