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 is
the Business Capital
of Central Florida

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

Photo credit: Humberto Gutierrez

Featured Board Member

Ann Barnhart

Ann Barnhart, Chief Operating Officer Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center Read more

Haines City Video



Aldi Inc
A leader in the grocery retailing industry, ALDI operates nearly 1,300 US stores in 32 states.
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Virtual Entrepreneur

FLVEC Web Button Final 2011

Florida High Tech 2014 Magazine

Regional Streamlined Permitting



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Office Address:
135 North 6th Street, First Floor Suite H
Haines City, FL 33844
Phone: 863-422-2525
Fax: 863-422-2577

Quick Links

City Manager’s Report
Website – City of Haines City
Phone- 863-421-3600
Central Florida Development Council
Website- CFDC
Phone- 863-534-4370
Fax- 863-534-0886
Florida High Tech Corridor Council
Website- FHTCC
Phone- 407-708-4630
Fax- 407-708-4635
Visit the High Tech Corridor
Enterprise Florida
Website- EFI
Phone- 407-956-5600
Fax- 407-956-5599
Colleges and Universities
Polk State College
Phone- 863-297-1010
Florida Polytechnic
Website- Florida Polytechnic
Phone- 863-667-7000

CareerSource Polk/Workforce 2020
Website- CareerSource Polk
Phone- 863-508-1600
Fax- 863- 508-1601

Featured Property


Now leasing medical office space next

to Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center

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Haines City Economic Development Council shared LEGOLAND Florida's . ... See MoreSee Less

Have you already picked out your Halloween costume? Get ready for Brick or Treat to be bigger and better than ever this year, with nightly fireworks, additional dates, new LEGO® characters, a life-sized LEGO Hearse and more! (Included with Park admission) www.brickortreat.com

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Good business ethic is to honor a business commitment with integrity ... See MoreSee Less

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Flood Watch ... See MoreSee Less

A flood watch is in effect through this evening including #Polk County. 2 to 4 inches of rain is possible through early evening with locally higher amounts possible. Heaviest rain likely along the Interstate 4 corridor and south over a good portion of west central Florida.

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The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch including #Polk County through Saturday evening. A Flood Watch means flooding is possible during the next 24 to 36 hours.

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Florida Economic Development Council conference this week. Today's session Obtaining Your Economic Development Certification featuring MJ Stanley, CEcD ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to these awesome women! United they stand! USA !! ... See MoreSee Less

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FREE five day youth camp! Call 386-688-0173 or email twelch@youthranches.org for more information.

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Guinness World Record Broken at Thunder on the Ridge

The Commissioners Report