The city of Groveland is located in the southern half of Lake County. It's part of the greater Orlando metropolitan area, approximately 30 miles west of Orlando and very close to Clermont and Mascotte. Groveland has earned the distinction of being one of the fastest-growing cities in all of Florida, and it's not hard to see why. Families on the lookout for homes for rent around greater Orlando are sure to find much to love about Groveland.
Found in the middle of one of Central Florida's most naturally beautiful areas - and surrounded by a plethora of lakes that give Lake County its name - Groveland will be ideal for residents who want a quieter, more relaxed style of Florida living. Fishing, swimming, water sports and hiking are just a few of the recreational activities enjoyed by locals. Also, the fairly short distance between Groveland and Orlando makes it optimal for commuters chasing their professional dreams in the big city.
Facts for Renters
Groveland was formally incorporated in 1922, but before that the community was known as Taylorville. Several Civil War battles took place in or near the city.
The Lake County Schools district oversees Groveland's schools, which include Groveland Elementary School, Cecil E. Gray Middle School and South Lake High School.
In addition to the numerous lakes, Groveland is home to Lake David Park and not far from the astonishingly beautiful forests of the Richloam and Green Swamp Wildlife Management Areas.
Groveland has a reputation as one of the safest cities in Florida.