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Haines City, Florida
Nickname(s): The Heart of Florida
Location of Haines City in Polk County and Polk County in the state of Florida
Coordinates: 28°6′42″N 81°37′43″W / 28.11167°N 81.62861°W / 28.11167; -81.62861Coordinates: 28°6′42″N 81°37′43″W / 28.11167°N 81.62861°W / 28.11167; -81.62861
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Polk
 • Type Council-Manager
 • Mayor/Commissioner Roy Tyler
 • Commissioner Joanna Wilkinson
 • Commissioner Phillip Hinkle
 • Commissioner Horace West
 • Commissioner Adam Burgess
 • Total 23.2 km2 (8.9 sq mi)
 • Land 21.5 km2 (8.3 sq mi)
 • Water 1.7 km2 (0.6 sq mi)  7.27%
Elevation 61 m (200 ft)
Population (2004)
 • Total 14,530
 • Density 675.9/km2 (1,632.6/sq mi)
 • 2007 estimate[1] 18,748
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 33844 & 33845
Area code(s) 863
FIPS code 12-28400[2]
GNIS feature ID 0283589[3]

Haines City is a city in Polk County, Florida, United States. As of 2007, the Economic and Business Research at the University of Florida estimated that the city's population was 18,748.[1] Thus making it the third largest city by population in the county.[1]


The new Aquatics Center in the park scheduled to open around July 3rd.

The city went without a public park as both Lake Eva Park and Railroad Park were both undergoing some sort renovations. From July 2008 through July 2009.


The city has many schools in the area, including Haines City High School.

Notable residents


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