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

$400,000
For Sale
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,018
Sq Ft
7008 Grevilla Avenue S
South Pasadena, FL 33707
Townhouse - Active
$400,000
For Sale
2
Beds
1
Baths
924
Sq Ft
10420 Land O Lakes Boulevard
Land O Lakes, FL 34638
Single Family Home - Active
Short Sale
$400,000
For Sale
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,764
Sq Ft
859 Bruce Avenue
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767
Single Family Home - Pending
$400,000
For Sale
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,017
Sq Ft
7004 Grevilla Avenue S
South Pasadena, FL 33707
Townhouse - Active
$400,000
For Sale
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,812
Sq Ft
7186 Algonquin Street
Weeki Wachee, FL 34607
Single Family Home - Active
$400,000
For Sale
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,005
Sq Ft
Sandy Shores Condo #309
Madeira Beach, FL 33708
Condo - Active
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$400,000
For Sale
5
Beds
3
Baths
3,006
Sq Ft
3353 Canoe Birch Place
Oviedo, FL 32766
Single Family Home - Active
Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$400,000
For Sale
5
Beds
4
Baths
4,320
Sq Ft
4610 Cypress Landing Lane
St Cloud, FL 34772
Single Family Home - Active
$400,000
For Sale
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,764
Sq Ft
9727 51st Ter E
Bradenton, FL 34211
Single Family Home - Pending
$400,000
For Sale
5
Beds
3
Baths
2,756
Sq Ft
149 Wisteria Drive
Longwood, FL 32779
Single Family Home - Active
$400,000
For Sale
4
Beds
3
Baths
4,700
Sq Ft
3138 Park Meadow Drive
Apopka, FL 32703
Single Family Home - Pending
$400,000
For Sale
3
Beds
3
Baths
1,555
Sq Ft
2633 Upton Street S
Gulfport, FL 33711
Single Family Home - Active
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$400,000
For Sale
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,686
Sq Ft
619 Lake Harbor Circle
Edgewood, FL 32809
Single Family Home - Active
$400,000
For Sale
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,112
Sq Ft
526 Stephanie Court
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Single Family Home - Pending
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$400,000
For Sale
4
Beds
2
Baths
3,329
Sq Ft
1255 Majestic Oak Drive
Apopka, FL 32712
Single Family Home - Active
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$400,000
For Sale
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,526
Sq Ft
14104 Stonebrook Court
Tampa, FL 33624
Single Family Home - Active
$400,000
For Sale
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,600
Sq Ft
808 W West Street
Tampa, FL 33602
Single Family Home - Active
$400,000
For Sale
2
Beds
2
Baths
2,117
Sq Ft
2406 Starwood Court E
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34211
Villa - Pending
$400,000
For Sale
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,652
Sq Ft
7906 Edmonston Circle
University Park, FL 34201
Single Family Home - Active
New Listing - a week online
$400,000
For Sale
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,516
Sq Ft
15826 Sanctuary Drive
Tampa, FL 33647
Single Family Home - Active