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

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Santiago Martha Santiago, Dean of Academic Affairs Polk State College Read more

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Aldi Inc
A leader in the grocery retailing industry, ALDI operates nearly 1,300 US stores in 32 states.
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Office Address:
135 North 6th Street, First Floor Ste D
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

  • TICKETS!!!!! For 32nd Annual Pig Roast & Political Rally going fast. Call Cyndi @ (863) 422-2525.

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  • Employment Opportunities The City is currently recruiting for the following positions: Customer Service Supervisor - Finance Department City Clerk - City Clerk Department Building Inspector - Community Development Department Crime Scene Investigator - Police Department Service Worker IV - Public Works Department Custodial Maintenance (P/T) - Leisure Services Department Human Resources Generalist - Human Resources Department Information Technology Manager - IT Department For more information about these positions and application instructions, please visit the employment opportunities section of the City's website at www.hainescity.com/employment .

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    Related CategoriesGeneral Employees, Police DepartmentApplications are accepted for open positions only. The City of Haines City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City of Haines City participates in the E-Verify system to determine employment eligibility for all newly hired employees.Job TitleIn…

    July 27

  • Let's all join together for Lake Eva Clean-Up!!

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    July 26

  • MARK YOUR CALENDARS -The City of Haines City presents our 2nd Annual Latino Festival on Saturday, September 27, 2014, from 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM at Lake Eva Park, located at 555 Ledwith Avenue in Haines City.

    July 26

  • Teamwork !! Haines City EDC & Central Florida Development Council & Enterprise Florida working together on a business retention & Expansion Project

    July 25

  • Wendy's Construction Update On Wednesday, July 16, 2014, the Planning Department received building construction plans for the new Wendy's Restaurant, to be located at the Southeast Corner of Commerce Avenue and US Highway 27. Wendy's plans are to construct their "New Architecture + Branding Design". This store will have 75 seats and contain 3,415 Square Feet. The project is also currently undergoing site plan review; by reviewing site development and building construction plans simultaneously, this allows the developer to "fast track" the review process and reduces the time to approve projects. Wendy's is planning on opening this store in early December. Above: The rendering that represents Wendy's new Architecture

    July 25

  • TICKETS!!!!! For 32nd Annual Pig Roast & Political Rally going fast. Call Cyndi @ (863) 422-2525

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    The official home page of the Haines City Economic Development Council

    July 24

  • Polk State Corporate College's Professional Development Institute - The Professional Development Institute (PDI) offers courses that allow professionals to increase their skill set and/or obtain new skills that are currently necessary in a competitive and global business environment. Students can choose from various programs and fields. A special Information Session will be held, Tuesday, July 29th, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m ., Lakeland Campus Auditorium, LTB 1100, 3425 Winterlake Rd., Lakeland. To learn more about Polk State Corporate College's courses

    July 23

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  • Labor Day Holiday Garbage, Bulk, Recycle, and Yard Waste Collection Changes July 25, 2014
    Labor Day Holiday Garbage, Bulk, Recycle, and Yard Waste Collection Changes The Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 1, 2014 will delay garbage, bulk, and recycle collection by one day for the City municipal waste customers outlined below: Regular Monday garbage, bulk and recycle routes will be collected on Tuesday. Regular Tuesday garbage, bulk and recycl
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  • Boil Water Rescission Notification for 3117 – 3137 E. Hinson Avenue July 24, 2014
    The intent of this message is to notify all City Residents that as of Thursday, July 24, 2014, the precautionary Boil Water Notice that was sent out on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, is hereby rescinded following the repair to the water main break.  Water Main Break Location: 3117 to 3137 E. Hinson Avenue  Satisfactory completion of the Bacteriological Surveys...
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  • Boil Water Notification for 3117 to 3137 E. Hinson Ave July 23, 2014
    The purpose of this notification is to inform you that due to a Water Main break, a loss of water pressure has been experienced, therefore as a precaution, the City of Haines City is issuing a boil water notice for 3117 – 3137 East Hinson Avenue.   This precautionary measure is designed to protect the safety and... The post Boil Water Notification for 3117 t
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  • Haines City Breaks GUINNESS WORLD RECORD® For The Most Sparklers Simultaneously Lit July 8, 2014
    Valued City Residents, Merchants, Business Owners, Neighbor and Visitors: Haines City, we did it! As our nation celebrated its 238th birthday on the Fourth of July, the City of Haines City also celebrated its centennial birthday. The celebration was by far one of the most memorable for us all, but one thing we must never... The post Haines City Breaks GUINNE
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  • Independence Day & Centennial Celebration in Haines City July 4, 2014
    Valued City Residents, Merchants, Business Owners, Neighbors and Visitors: As we celebrate our nation’s 238th birthday let us never forget the sacrifices that have been made along the journey. Our country is certainly great because of the men and women that have sacrificed their all for the freedoms that we all enjoy. The Fourth of... The post Independence D
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