Longwood

History of Longwood

Incorporated as the Town of Longwood in 1923, coastal tribes had begun trekking through as many as 3,000 years before. Creek Indians and escaped African slaves fled there and became part of the Seminoles.

Population

13,822 as of 2013

Zip Code

32750 – Search for homes in Longwood

Median Income

Census figures for 2010 report the median was $59,588 and average was $73,015.

Awards and Ratings

Smart Growth America Technical Assistance Grant – 2015 National Recipient for Planning for Economic and Fiscal Growth
Beautification Award – Fourth Quarter 2015

Local News

On Today in America, hear from celebrity, Terry Bradshaw, just how exciting and diverse this small-town city is. The Football Hall of Fame quarterback host describes its beautiful settings and popular places around the town. View vivid footage of up and coming amenities, vibrant current events and historic homes and treasures to give you a strong sense of the community of Longwood. Low taxes make Longwood real estate especially attractive to home buyers and businesses seeking a central location in Central Florida. Famous east coast beaches and the city of Orlando are a short drive. Great for commuting or day trips, hop aboard the brand new Sunrail commuter train to explore 61 miles beginning north in DeLand to points as far south Poinciana. Tampa-St. Pete, Jacksonville and Miami are only a couple of hours’ commute.

City Amenities

  • Excellent schools
  • Lots of state and local parks
  • Close to Wekiva Springs, St. Johns Rivers
  • Transportation
    Bicycle and pedestrian-friendly Longwood also has taxicab service, Sunrail service, and nearby Sanford International Airport. A short drive to I-4 interstate connects I-95 with I-75, and there are several convenient toll roads to speed your trips around Orlando’s perimeter.
  • Shopping
    Major chain store supermarkets, department stores, the winery, a brewery, pet stores and a chocolate factory Close proximity to major area shopping malls
  • Cambridge Institute of Allied Health and Technology
  • Near Seminole State College and UCF only a short distance
  • Enjoy playing Corn Hole, kicking up your Karaoke karma or listening to classic rock bands live at The O Zone Sports Bar.
  • The Community Center on the site of a former elementary school is now a vibrant center of art, dance and karate lessons.
  • Within the city’s Historic District is the quaint Inside-Outside house built in 1872.
  • Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the 1882 Longwood Village Inn next to the new Sunrail station welcomes visitors, residents, retail and business suites.
  • Candyland Park’s multipurpose fields are home to its Babe Ruth baseball and softball teams, who have won some sweet victories at district and state levels.

Restaurants

Don’t miss Dans’ restaurant, long time a family-style staple of delicious Southern fare with flair and home-town hospitality. Sample Longwood’s wide variety of sports bars and grilles, local pizzerias, chain restaurants, diverse ethnic cuisine and fine dining including Polish, Japanese, French, Korean, Indian, Persian and Thai to name a few.

This vibrant, urban suburb of Orlando has all the pleasures of small community life with conveniences residents love. A knowledgeable Longwood real estate broker can help you find the perfect home for your needs.

Longwood Real Estate for Sale

$4,400,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
6
BATH
6,511
SQFT
1450 Center Oak Trail
Longwood, FL 32779
 
$4,350,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
BATH
2
½BATH
13,348
SQFT
3555 Rice Lake Loop
Longwood, FL 32779
LAKE CLUB Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$3,125,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
7
BED
6
BATH
4
½BATH
10,156
SQFT
3545 Legacy Hills Court
Longwood, FL 32779
ALAQUA LAKES Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$2,900,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
6
BATH
2
½BATH
10,930
SQFT
3525 Rice Lake Loop
Longwood, FL 32779
 
$2,499,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BED
6
BATH
2
½BATH
7,226
SQFT
3521 Legacy Hills Court
Longwood, FL 32779
ALAQUA LAKES PH 5B Subdivision
$2,300,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
BATH
2
½BATH
6,065
SQFT
235 Longwood Hills Road
Longwood, FL 32750
LONGWOOD HILLS Subdivision
$2,200,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
6
BATH
8,465
SQFT
600 Sweetwater Club Boulevard
Longwood, FL 32779
SWEETWATER CLUB UNIT 1 Subdivision
$2,095,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
BATH
1
½BATH
5,224
SQFT
101 Shore Drive
Longwood, FL 32779
MEREDITH MANOR GENE GABLES SEC Subdivision
$1,999,999
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BED
5
BATH
2
½BATH
7,961
SQFT
1701 Stetson Court
Longwood, FL 32779
ALAQUA LAKES PH 1 Subdivision
$1,800,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
8
BED
7
BATH
1
½BATH
9,293
SQFT
1050 Delk Road
Longwood, FL 32779
ACREAGE & UNREC Subdivision
$1,795,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
BATH
1
½BATH
6,086
SQFT
249 Michael Drive
Longwood, FL 32779
ACREAGE & UNREC Subdivision
$1,680,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
6
BATH
1
½BATH
10,809
SQFT
2032 Alaqua Drive
Longwood, FL 32779
 
$1,669,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
8
BED
8
BATH
1
½BATH
11,540
SQFT
1040 Sweetwater Club Boulevard
Longwood, FL 32779
 
$1,625,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
BATH
1
½BATH
6,670
SQFT
3492 Rockcliff Place
Longwood, FL 32779
ALAQUA LAKES PH 1 Subdivision
$1,600,000
Commercial For Sale
Active
7,693
SQFT
150 Dog Track Road
Longwood, FL 32750
 
$1,599,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
BATH
2
½BATH
5,591
SQFT
3541 Legacy Hills Court
Longwood, FL 32779
ALAQUA LAKES PH 5B Subdivision
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$1,599,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
4
BATH
3
½BATH
6,741
SQFT
1800 Lake Emma Road
Longwood, FL 32750
 
$1,595,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
6
BED
8
BATH
2
½BATH
10,835
SQFT
106 Magnolia Lake Court
Longwood, FL 32779
 
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,550,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
BATH
1
½BATH
6,416
SQFT
2171 S Terrace Boulevard
Longwood, FL 32779
 
$1,500,000
Commercial For Sale
Active
880 N 17-92 Highway
Longwood, FL 32750