Welcome to
Haines City

Haines City is centrally located near I-4
and Route 27 in the “Heart of Florida.”
There is no better place to open, expand
or relocate your business.

Shovel Ready

Over 8.5 million people live within a 100
mile radius of Haines City making it an
ideal location to open, expand or relocate
your business.

Haines City Rail

Haines City Short Line Rail
The city owned 2.5 mile railroad spur
connects the central CSX railroad line
through the city to the Haines City Industrial park
located along County Road 544

Haines City:
the Best Location
for Your Business

Exploring new ideas,
taking on fresh challenges,
and creating innovative partnerships.

Photo credit: Humberto Gutierrez

Haines City EDC Events Calendar

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For more detailed information on our upcoming events, please navigate to the “Calendar” tab on the main menu above.


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Industrial Park Cutoff

Haines City EDC Facebook Feed

ICSC Keynote Speakers today:

Peter Hart and Bill McInturff are regarded as two of the top analysts of public opinion in the United States. Together, they conduct the influential NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll and are leading shapers of national trends and political messages. They offer a unique point of view on the state of politics and the upcoming election. The pair is keenly aware of the public’s reaction to the primary, specific policy issues and their effects on the race. Hart and McInturff do what no other political analysts can!

Peter Hart, Leading Democratic Pollster and Public Policy Expert, Hart Research Associates, Washington, D.C.
Bill McInturff, Co-Founder of Public Opinion Strategies and Leading Republican Pollster, Public Opinion Strategies, Alexandria, VA
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Early voting - check out Lori Edwards video for more information. ... See MoreSee Less

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Good Wednesday Morning Haines City, Florida.
Haines City Haines City Area Chamber of Commerce Haines City Police Department Greater Haines City Kiwanis Club Haines City Fire Department
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Meetings Scheduled for Thursday at Five Polk County Middle Schools

Parents and guardians are invited to attend meetings scheduled for Thursday at five Polk County middle schools.

The schools – Denison Middle, Kathleen Middle, Lake Alfred-Addair Middle, Shelley S. Boone Middle and Westwood Middle – are being placed on improvement plans as required by the State Board of Education.

The purpose of the meetings is to discuss data, new initiatives and strategies for the coming year. The meetings will be held on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 at the following times:

- Boone Middle, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., 225 S. 22nd Street, Haines City

- Denison Middle, 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., 400 Ave. A SE, Winter Haven

- Kathleen Middle, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., 3627 Kathleen Pines Ave., Lakeland

- Lake Alfred-Addair Middle, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., 925 N. Buena Vista Drive, Lake Alfred

- Westwood Middle, 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., 3520 Ave. J NW, Winter Haven

For more information, please contact your school’s principal.
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Darhlene ZeanwickJust get the kids off their meth-addled households and you'll see Polk County schools improve in a heartbeat.1 week ago

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Motorists should be prepared to wait until the red lights stop flashing, the extended stop sign arms are withdrawn, and the bus begins moving before they can start driving again. This ensures the safety of children loading or departing from the school bus.

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Thank you everyone for attending the 34th Annual Pig Roast and Political. Candidates had the opportunity to mingle with more than 450 attendees. Hope to see all of you next year!! 🙂 Thank you to all our sponsors - CEMEX USA Citizens Bank & Trust Polk State College Poinciana Medical Center Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center The Ledger Wayne T. Fellows. Inc. Jarrett Gordon Ford - Davenport Haines City EDC John Michael Weddings & Events Haines City Bright House Networks Duke Energy MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Fibrofit Wellness Institute Southern Investments Realty Inc ServiceMaster of Polk County Tampa Electric Cromer International Press, Florida Caribbean Distillers & Karen Tiner - Ameriprise

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Great event last night. Remember to vote. #vote ... See MoreSee Less

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