Fort Meade – All About Polk County

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Fort Meade is the oldest city in Polk County dating back to the early days of 1849. With about 6,000 residents spread out over the 8 square miles of land, this tight nit community is the definition of small town charm. Everybody knows everybody in Ft Meade, Florida. Although small in size, the business owners here have the knowledge and experience to handle any project you may have. The downtown area on Broadway has everything you may need from local restaurants, hardware stores an a master gunsmith. As well as antique shops, pawn shop and there’s even a corner bar. Below you will see a list of our favorite businesses in Ft Meade. Have you ever visited any of our favorites below? If so, please leave a review to share with others.

Whether you are just passing through, already a permanent resident or you are looking to move to this wonderful community, this is a great place to raise a family and live. The Heritage Park at the edge of town holds markers and monuments from civil war heroes and famous military personal. Actually, Ft Meade is rich is historic landmarks. There are over 300 locations in this tiny town listed on the National Register of Historic Places with a handful that date back to the late 1800’s. The movie, “The Judgement” filmed by HBO in 1990 with actors Blythe Danner, Keith Carradine and Jack Warden was filmed in Ft Meade. As of July 20,2011, this area officially became only the second city in all of Florida to be designated as a Blueway community by the Florida Paddlers Association. Peace River runs through town and fishing is one of the favorite pastimes within the community. Heritage Park is a great place to fish as well. The Polk County Business Directory is your source for finding what you’re looking for in Polk County, Florida.

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