About the ratings: GreatSchools ratings are based on a comparison of test results for all schools in the state. According to the , the city has a total area of 17. During the , the manufactured 60 assault gliders at DeLand, but the firm was out of business by 1945. It is 28% greater than the overall U. A feature-length , , tells the story of DeLand and the Garden District. Decennial Census Annual Dog Parade As of the of 2013, there were 28,237 people, 9,950 households, and 4,631 families residing in the city.
He sold his northern business and hired people to clear land, lay out streets, erect buildings and recruit settlers, most of whom came from upstate. Adjacent to Melching Field is , a 6,000-seat stadium. Thank you to Charles and Henry for your service to our country! The 1999 independent film The First of May, starring and , was shot on various locations throughout DeLand. DeLand is home to , Florida's oldest private college, as well as the. These figures are given to the SimplyHired users for the purpose of generalized comparison only. The city seal was briefly the object of a controversy in 2013, when the national group sent the city a letter in which they argued that the seal unconstitutionally promotes Christianity, thus allegedly breaching the.
Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Ollie , an on-campus arena which opened in 1974 and seats approximately 5,000 spectators. Earthquake activity: De Land-area historical earthquake activity is near Florida state average. Outdoor enthusiasts around the nation and the world come here for hunting and great fishing in freshwater lakes and the famed St. Cemeteries: De Land Memorial Gardens 1 , Oakdale Cemetery 2 , Charitable Cemetery 3 , Oakdale Cemetery 4. Shopping Centers: Westgate Shopping Center 1 , West Volusia Regal Shopping Center 2. His brother, Henry Lot Williams, is also one of our Hometown Heroes.
As of the , the city had a population of 27,031. Johns River, west of DeLand, takes in more than 1,000 acres of cypress swamp, open savannah and hammocks of oak, pine and palms. Johns River in the constant 72-degree waters of the Blue Spring run. The neighborhood was originally developed between 1900 and 1920. That year he bought land and founded the town, naming it after himself. This in combination with the tourist end of the industry makes it one of the town's largest supporters and invaluable to the local economy. Two steam powered sawmills provided a ready source of building materials and a steamboat landing on the St.
Minimum wage may differ by jurisdiction and you should consult the employer for actual salary figures. On February 2, 2007, DeLand and the surrounding area was the site of. As for many other would-be real estate magnates in the area at the time, his Florida investments were nearly worthless after the freeze, and he returned to his home in the North. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. The city was founded in 1876, and was named for its founder,. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.
The median age was 38 years. Minimum wage may differ by jurisdiction and you should consult the employer for actual salary figures. Rent a canoe or kayak and paddle down the Spring Garden Run beside the Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge for an eyeful of birds and other wildlife. The racial makeup of the city was 74. It was the first city in Florida to have.
Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking. Local transit service is provided by on the 20 and 60 routes. Prior to the opening of Melching Field, the Hatters played at old Conrad Park on the same site, which also hosted games in the 1940s and 1950s and the DeLand Red Hats, a minor league franchise. However, in 1885, a freeze destroyed the crop. Archived from on May 12, 2015. Visit Hontoon Island by private boat, or ride a free ferry during daylight hours. West Volusia Tourism Authority 386 775-2006 or 800 749-4350 Local Links: 336 N.
Stetson's stately red-brick buildings, Greco-Roman columns and magnificent oaks exude the aura of a quaint New England college town. The content for this web site has been provided both by professional travel writers and by individual consumers. Scenes showing the fictional South Central Louisiana State University Mud Dogs home football games were shot at Spec Martin Stadium. The ratio of number of residents in De Land to the number of sex offenders is 213 to 1. Stetson had discontinued its football program in the early 1960s, but reinstated the sport in , when it joined the. By analyzing information on thousands of and across the United States, we calculate home values Zestimates and the proper, its neighborhoods and surrounding areas. Fishing, swimming, diving and boating facilities are available as well as camping and picnic areas.