posted on January 14, 2019 16:23
Known as the "City of Charm," Avon Park, Florida, is proud of our numerous pristine lakes, championship golf courses, and its crowned jewel, "The Downtown Mile-Long Mall." With its natural resources including its friendly residents, come and see why Avon Park is fast becoming a well-known secret!
The City of Avon Park, founded in 1886, is home for over 10,000 residents that enjoy the many employment and recreational opportunities. Whether you enjoy fishing, boating or other water sports; golfing at one of the area courses; hiking, biking, or just relaxing; you are sure to find just what you’re looking for in Avon Park. From our beautiful Mall highlighting the downtown to the businesses and activity along US 27, Avon Park is a growing city… one that grows on you! The City of Avon Park functions under a city manager form of government that operates under the direction of an elected four-member council and mayor. Avon Park is a family town with family values where our youth are considered our most important asset. These values are reflected in our schools, our youth sports activities, our churches, and most importantly our homes.
The Avon Park Chamber of Commerce offers a wide range of assistance and services to Highlands County visitors, residents, and businesses. The APCC responds to thousands of questions and requests each year from e-mail, phone, mail, and walk-in visitors. We sponsor a variety of special events, community networking luncheons, and fundraisers throughout the year that nurture the spirit and pride of our community. We also provide networking opportunities, access to training options and a wealth of business and community resources. The more than 200-member businesses of the Avon Park Chamber of Commerce represent many aspects of the business world. From local retail trade to manufacturing and international exporting. For the resident, the Avon Park Chamber of Commerce is a reliable source of community and government information. General information and business referrals are available by phone (863) 453-3350 during office hours Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The APCC, located at 28 East Main St., is stocked with a variety of brochures, maps, and information about our city. We welcome visits from business people, residents and tourists alike.