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.
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 >
The Buckeye Building was built by George Sebring in 1822.
The beautiful architect of the building has become a landmark of downtown Sebring Florida. The building was recently restored / upgraded and compliments its surrounding.
The building is located on the north east side of the “circle” in the middle of Sebring.