Sebring History

Sebring was chartered by the state of Florida in 1913, and was selected as the county seat of Highlands County when the county was created in 1921.  Sebring was founded in 1912 and named after George Sebring, who was from Ohio.
Sebring is located at 27°29′44″N 81°26′40″W in the center of Florida.

The city has a total area of around 11 square miles with 5.8 mile (53%) of which is water.

The main feature of the City of Sebring is Lake Jackson which is 420 acres.

Sebring is located on the southern end of the Lake Wales Ridge.  This ridge is comprised of a chain of ancient islands and home to many native habitats with rare plants and animals.  Sebring’s climate is a humid subtropical climate.<a >

 

Harder Hall Hotel

Harder Hall Hotel was named for its developers, Lewis F. Harder and Vincent Hall, both of West Palm Beach.  The hotel was built in 1925-1926.

The hotel was designed in the Spanish Colonial Revival Style architecture popular during the period and contained 134 rooms.

Harder Hall Hotel

is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Downtown Sebring

Downtown SebringDowntown Sebring may just have what you are looking for.  Whether you are looking for things to do, places to eat, shop or any services you may need Downtown Sebring.com has it all.  The “city on the circle”.

Simply click on a category for a list of businesses, hours and information. If something on the right column strikes your interest be sure to click on it for an article, hours of operations, images and a link to their website.

We want to save you time and money so make sure you check out our coupon sections. Don’t worry about the need to print the coupons you can just use your smart phone to show the coupon to most businesses for the discount.

Visit Downtown Sebring

Gunsmoke Avon Park

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GunSmoke Avon Park

We carry a full line of new guns, safes and accessories.

Come by and meet our knowledgeable staff.

We also carry safes

gunsmoke-safes-transparent-2015We are open Monday thru Saturday.

Gunsmoke Website

 

Sebring Races

The 12 Hours of Sebring held in March of each year at the Sebring Regional Airport (sebringairport.com).  The airport is located east of the city.  This picture was taken at the start of the race in 2005.  For more pictures goto sebringraces.com.

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