Winter Garden FL is in Orange County FL. The city is actually not that large but usually all of the 34787 zip code is referred to as Winter Garden. If you live in the 34787 zip code your mailing address says Winter Garden.
Winter Garden FL is located in Central FL just about 9 miles west of downtown Orlando FL.
Here are some things to do in Winter Garden FL. We have a lot of lakes with public access. Many people boat or fish here. There are plenty of city and county parks plus an amazing weekly Farmers Market downtown.
The downtown area is an amazing blend of history and trendy, we have the West Orange Trail which is around 22 miles long. Thousands use it each day for jogging, biking, rollerblades etc. You can even take the Apopka Trail around the lake which is 60 miles.
Winter Garden is known for many things depending on personnel interest. Primarily this city is known locally for being a great place to live and its many newer communities. However you cannot leave out its proximity to Windermere FL and of course it borders Walt Disney World. More and more the downtown area of this city and Horizon West are rising in popularity as well.
Southern Winter Garden FL often borders Walt Disney World property. Expect a 10 to 20 minute drive to what most people would refer to as Disney. A great deal of the southern portion of Winter Garden is within 3 miles (direct line) of the castle in Disney's Magic Kingdom. Fireworks are seen nightly from many of the southern communities.
It is 20 to 20 minutes from Winter Garden to the Orlando International Airport. The time the trip takes depends on where you access the turnpike from. From Downtown Winter Garden or the Horizon West turnpike access it is 30 minutes at 9 am.
To travel to and from Downtown Orlando FL takes 10 to 15 minutes depending on where you start. If you start from Horizon West's turnpike access it takes 20 minutes to reach the downtown area of Orlando.
Winter Garden FL is certainly a good place to live. On a side not our local highschool just came in second place for the State Highschool Football Championship. There is much to do both in the city and local area. You will love it here, that is why the city is growing so rapidly.
Every city has its challenges and there are great paces to source this information. I can only speak for myself and my experiences. I never question the safety of the streets or areas I visit in Winter Garden or neighboring Windermere. The closer you get to Orlando the more precautions I take. The closer I get to the parks the more precautions I take. However, we do have a police department just like all decent sized cities have.