Surrounded by lakes, forests and streams, it is an ideal location for outdoor activities
- Ormond beach is often referred to as the Birthplace of Speed.
- Automobile racing began on the wide, smooth beaches of Ormond Beach in 1903, which led to land-speed records, beach races in nearby Daytona Beach and the founding of NASCAR.
- Once the home of John D. Rockefeller, Ormond Beach quickly earned a reputation as a first-class resort town with an exceptional quality of life, which still continues today.
- The average age in years is 46.
- Per an MLS search in Oct 2005-the starting point for a 2/2 was, $233,000
Ormond Beach description and assets:
A seaside community, located in the northeastern corner of the East-central region of Florida, separated by the Halifax River on the west, and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the east.
It is a small community of only 40,000 and offers a great peaceful lifestyle. If you do opt for more choices (shopping-entertainment) then the neighboring communities of historic St. Augustine, Orlando and metropolitan Jacksonville are less than a 1 to 2 hour drive.
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The subtropical climate feels more tropical in the summer. With an average high temperature of 88 degrees during the summers.
White sand beaches offer sunning and relaxation, water and jet skiing, surfing, scuba diving, fishing and windsurfing.
Just three miles north of Ormond Beach is the scenic Tomoka State Park, which offer fishing, boating, hiking and camping. The park also has walking and biking paths, wooded campsites and guided canoe tours along the Tomoka and Halifax Rivers. In addition to this there are a total opf 16 other parks in the area.
Bulow Creek State Park, Featuring one of the largest stands of Southern Live Oak, can be found just off the Old Dixie Highway.
Business in Ormond Beach
Ormond Beach enjoys a firm place in the expanding commercial and residential market of Daytona Beach Metro. (population 509,545). Business owners here, have a healthy business climate and opportunities to take part in worldwide marketing.
Name: Hinson Middle School
Address: 1860 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32117
Name: Ormond Beach Elementary PTA
Address: 100 Corbin Ave., Ormond Beach, FL 32174
Name: Ormond Beach Middle School
Address: 151 Domicilio Ave., Ormond Beach, FL 32174
Name: Osceola Elementary School
Address: 100 Osceola Ave., Ormond Beach, FL 32176
Name: Pine Trail Elementary School
Address: 300 Airport Rd., Ormond Beach, FL 32174
Name: Seabreeze High School
Address: 2700 N. Oleander Ave., Daytona Beach, FL 32118
Name: Tomoka Elementary School
Address: 999 Old Tomoka Rd., Ormond Beach, FL 32174
Name: Bet Sefer Heritage School
Address: 55 N. Washington St., Ormond Beach, FL 32174
Name: Our Lady of Lourdes Church & School
Address: 1014 N. Halifax Ave., Daytona Beach, FL 32118
386 255-0433 Ext:
Name: St. Brendan School
Address: 1000 Ocean Shore Blvd., Ormond Beach,, FL 32176
Name: Florida Hospital Memorial Division
Address: 875 Sterthaus Ave., Ormond Beach, Fl 32174
Name: Florida Hospital-Oceanside
Address: 264 S. Atlantic Ave., Ormond Beach, FL 32176
To see a full list of all health facilities go to http://facilitylocator.floridahealthstat.com/
In conclusion Ormond beach is a popular retiree area, so if you are looking foe a small community with options nearby, this could be the place.
For more stats countywide go to the Daytona general info links. For Real Estate information and related businesses see the Real Estate section.
“Think about the possibilities of living in an area where most people go for vacation.”
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