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

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Stay Plus Inn, exceptional well-maintained motel and grounds just 10 miles south of  I-4 on US 27.  Read more

Haines City Economic Development Council shared Rick Scott's . ... See MoreSee Less

Proud to salute Florida's more than 1.5M veterans! #yourflorida

23 hours ago

GO HORNETS Haines Web ... See MoreSee Less

The Hornets track team will have four representatives in the upcoming state competition Saturday at the University of North Florida. They are Trinity Euson, Kenisha Gunter, Erica Joseph, and Amuru Patterson. Congratulations to them and the track coaching staff consisting of Chuck Williams, Martina White and Cleve Morrow. #HCHornets

1 day ago

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

Happy #EarthDay2015 everyone! Did you know that, on average, trains are 4x more fuel efficient than trucks? That means that moving freight by #rail instead of trucks reduces greenhouse gas emissions by an average of 75%!

3 days ago

Legoland !! ... See MoreSee Less

Some Model Citizens have just arrived at the LEGOLAND Hotel to prepare for our Grand Opening in just 28 days! What are you most looking forward to seeing at the new hotel?

1 week ago

RSS Haines City News

  • Public Records April 24, 2015
    “Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.” The post Public Records appeared first on Haines City, Florida.
    Linda Bourgeois
  • Ethics and Sunshine Law Training – Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. March 26, 2015
    Don’t miss this opportunity to meet and learn from both PAT GLEASON, Special Counsel for Open Government for Attorney General Pam Bondi, and C. CHRISTOPHER “CHRIS” ANDERSON, III General Counsel and Deputy Executive Director of the Florida Commission on Ethics. Attorneys Anderson and Gleason will combine an informal and informative half-day training to specifically discuss... […]
    Linda Bourgeois

Guinness World Record Broken at Thunder on the Ridge

The Commissioners Report