Winter Haven is also known as: Polk County / Winter Haven city.
Winter Haven contains: Woman's Club of Winter Haven, Winter Haven Heights Historic Residential District, Pope Avenue Historic District, Downtown Winter Haven Historic District, and Interlaken Historic Residential District.
Some of the notable people born here have been: Larry Parrish (baseball player and manager), Otis Birdsong (basketball player), Nick Sorensen (american football player), T. Markus Funk (author and lawyer), Rowdy Gaines (swimmer and commentator), Sally Wheeler (actor), and Jason Odom (american football player).
Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: The Ledger and Orlando Sentinel.
The area was platted in 1884 and would first be known as Harris Corners. A year later, the name Winter Haven was suggested because of the area's pleasant climate. By the end of the century the population grew to around 400 and in 1911, the City of Winter Haven was incorporated. The Chain of Lakes canals were begun in 1915. Winter Haven became home to the first Publix supermarket, circa 1930.
The first Florida boom took place in the 1920s as towns sprang up all over the peninsula. Florida's potential as a place to live and a place to visit was first realized then, but the Great Depression slowed growth in Florida until after World War II. In Winter Haven; however, the definitive event in the city's history happened in 1936 with the opening of Cypress Gardens by Dick and Julie Pope. It was announced on January 21, 2010, that the former site of...
The official website for the city of Winter Haven is http://www.mywinterhaven.com.
There are currently 9 funeral home listings for the city of Winter Haven, Florida. Looking for Winter Haven cemeteries?
Facts about Winter Haven, Florida
Winter Haven is a city in Polk County, Florida County, Florida, United States. The population was 26,487 at the 2000 census. According to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2007 estimates, the city had a population of 32,577, making it the second most populated city in Polk County. It is a principal city of the Lakeland, Florida Haven Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area Statistical Area.
Winter Haven Obituaries
It was reported on November 15th, 2014 that Elizabeth J "Libby" Griffin died in Winter Haven, Florida. Griffin was 85 years old and was born in Burlington, VT. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Elizabeth J "Libby"'s life.
It was reported on September 6th, 2014 that James E Olmsted died in Winter Haven, Florida. Olmsted was 82 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor James E's life.
It was reported on August 21st, 2014 that Paul Edward Louth died in Winter Haven, Florida. Louth was 71 years old and was born in Cleveland, OH. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Paul Edward's life.
It was reported on August 19th, 2014 that Patricia "Pat" Smith died in Winter Haven, Florida. Smith was 70 years old and was born in Dearborn, MI. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Patricia "Pat"'s life.
It was reported on August 6th, 2014 that James E MacOn died in Winter Haven, Florida. MacOn was 81 years old and was born in Cedar Falls, IA. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor James E's life.
Winter Haven Funeral Home News
Lanier A. Mac McQueen
passed away peacefully Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010 at Winter Haven ... Lakeland, FL 33815. Condolences may be sent to the family and the webcast of the service can be viewed at www.marionnelsonfuneralhome.com . Marion Nelson Funeral Home is in charge of ...
Alan H. Hemenway
SE, Winter Haven, FL 33880 Condolences to the family can be sent to: www.oakridgefuneralcare.com . Oak Ridge Funeral Care is in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3 with a Rosary at 6 p.m., at Morris Funeral Chapel ... 2590 Havendale Blvd, Winter Haven, FL 33881. Condolences may be expressed at www.mmorrisfuneralchapel.com.
Survivors include two daughters, Irene Bennett & husband, Raymond of Winter Haven, FL and Helen Young and husband ... from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 690 Co. Rte.#1, Pine Island. Funeral service will be held 12 noon on Tuesday ...
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