Winter Haven, Florida - Facts & Figures
Winter Haven is 14 miles East of Lakeland, Florida and 44 miles east of Tampa. The city is located in the Lakeland-Winter Haven metropolitan area. Winter Haven has adopted the motto “The Chain of Lakes” for its city. It has 41 lakes in and around its limits. Winter Haven is known as the water skiing capital of the world. It's perfect for boating, fishing and other kinds of water sports.
The Cyprus Gardens is a famous theme park which has lush botanical gardens. It has floral festivals, water ski shows, and bird and reptile shows arranged on a regular basis. The Boston Red Sox play run their Spring training camp in Winter Haven.
- Population: 26,487
- Industries: manufacturing, retail trade, construction, healthcare, food services, education
- Area Codes: 863
- ZIP Codes: 33880, 33881, 33882, 33883, 33884, 33885, 33888
- Surrounding Cities: Auburndale, Cypress Gardens, Lake Alfred