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Economic Development

Economic Development

Center of Commerce

Leesburg is a center of commerce ideally located in the center of Florida with prime transportation access, plenty of developable area and award-winning utilities. Add in economic incentives, a diverse workforce and a large business park - it is a perfect combination for business success.

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The City actively promotes our business community and encourages new development to better support the economy, to expand employment and to improve our quality of life. We invite you to explore this area to meet all your business needs. 

Leesburg by the Numbers

The City of Leesburg, with a population of 23,297 residents, is located about 45 miles northwest of Orlando and 80 miles northeast of Tampa. The municipality includes 38 square miles and serves utilities to more than 50 square miles in north Lake County. The Leesburg business area attracts more than 50,000 people to work each weekday.

Incorporated:                 1875
Population:                     30,378
Municipal area:             47.28 sq. miles
Average Age:                  45
Housing Units:               13,745
Med. home income:    $44,261
Companies:                      2,598
Colleges:                               2
Airports:                                1

City utilities:                      5

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