With less than 4,000 residents, Davenport boasts an intimate, small-town feel where your grocer is not only the person ringing up your food every weekend, but also your neighbor. People moving to Davenport come here to thrive in a place where the sense of community is strong, and with the town’s centennial birthday celebration around the corner, there’s no better time to see what a small town is all about!

Despite being a settlement since 1839, the town of Davenport was not officially incorporated until 1915. Celebrate Davenport’s long-standing pioneer history Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 10am to 4pm at Lake Play! The city’s 100 birthday celebration will include music, food, and festivities! Learn about what makes this town special and afterwards, consider taking a tour of historic sites and homes in Davenport such as the Whoolery House or the C.S. Taylor Candy Factory. The Davenport historical society also has a centennial cookbook available at City Hall with over 200 recipes from some of Davenport’s unique pioneering families whose ancestors were some of the first residents.

Located in the Central Florida Highlands just 8 miles south of Interstate 4, the sleepy town of Davenport has speedy access to major parts of Florida such as Walt Disney World, Tampa, and Orlando. Whether you’re looking to dive into one of Florida’s oldest towns for a history lesson or you’re looking to move to a quiet place rich in history and community, visit Davenport on May 30 to learn about this quaint and persevering town.

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