Head north on Interstate 4 amidst the many grand lakes surrounding the Orlando area and you will run into the quiet community of Casselberry. Conveniently located in the heart of central Florida, the year-round leisure activities, strong community togetherness, and close proximity to everything Orlando has to offer make Casselberry apartments for rent a great place to call home. The recent redevelopment of U.S. Highway 17-92 has brought in plenty of residential and commercial growth over the years, making Casselberry one of the fastest-growing areas in metropolitan Orlando.
Casselberry got its start in the mid-1800s when "Florida Cattle King" William B. Hooker came into the area and began building an agricultural development along Lake Concord. However, the city didn't really get its footing until the 1920s, when many areas in Florida became winter playgrounds for many New England aristocrats. Two of these land developers were Gordon J. Barnett and Hibbard Casselberry, who eventually became the namesake of the town.
Today, Casselberry has become one the most sought-after communities around Orlando because of its pro-business atmosphere and low cost of living, according to City-Data. Based on 2010 data from the U.S. Census Bureau, this city boasts more than 26,000 residents.
The areas around Seminole County are among some of the best in the country for natural attractions. Casselberry itself is home to 17 parks, ranging from small neighborhood developments to large green spaces, totaling 122 acres of public park space.
City events are a great way to get to know your neighbors, and there are plenty of reasons to do so in Casselberry. From the Far East festival called Colors of India to the Jazz, Art and Gold Weekend, there are plenty of community-wide events for you to enjoy for free.
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