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Winter Park

The State of Florida is a state in the southeastern United States. Florida is situated mostly on a large peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Straits of Florida. It extends to the northwest into a panhandle, extending along the northern Gulf of Mexico. Florida's nickname is the Sunshine State but severe weather is a common occurrence in the state. It is bordered on the north by the states of Georgia and Alabama, and on the west, at the end of the panhandle, by Alabama.
Winter Park is a city in Orange County, Florida, United States. The city was founded by a wealthy new england industrialists before the turn of the 20th century. Its main street includes not only public civic buildings and retail, but also art galleries, museums, a golf course country club, a historic cemetery, boat launch. Many structures are more than 100 years old. In addition to the scenic beauty of its lakes, brick avenues, the city draws thousands of visitors to annual festivals.
The city is northeast and adjacent to Orlando. According to the U.S Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 22.4 square kilometer. 19 square kilometer of it is land and 3.4 square kilometer of it is water. The City is nestled among the Winter Park Chain of Lakes, a series of aquifer fed lakes interconnected by a series of navigable canals, which were originally created for flood control and to run logs to a saw mill on present day Lake Virginia. The lakes are popular for boating, watersports, fishing, and swimming.
The population was 24,090 at the 2000 census and 28,179 at the 2005 U.S. Census Estimate. In the city the population was spread out with 18.5 percent under the age of 18, 9.7 percent from 18 to 24, 25 percent from 25 to 44, 23.8 percent from 45 to 64, 22.9 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 83.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.4 males.

Points of interest are Park Avenue Shopping, Arts District, Museum Sculpture Gardens, Central Park, Cornell Fine Arts Musem, and many more. The city is often regarded as among the most beautiful parts of U.S, it is one of the most visited places amongst the most die hard travelers the world over.

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