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National Register of Historic Places listings in Polk County, Florida

Location of Polk County in Florida

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Polk County, Florida.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Polk County, Florida, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a map.[1]

There are 74 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, including 2 National Historic Landmarks.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted April 3, 2020. [2]
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Contents: Counties in Florida   (non-linked contain no National Register listings)
Alachua - Baker - Bay - Bradford - Brevard - Broward - Calhoun - Charlotte - Citrus - Clay - Collier - Columbia - DeSoto - Dixie - Duval - Escambia - Flagler - Franklin - Gadsden - Gilchrist - Glades - Gulf - Hamilton - Hardee - Hendry - Hernando - Highlands - Hillsborough (Tampa) - Holmes - Indian River - Jackson - Jefferson - Lafayette - Lake - Lee - Leon - Levy - Liberty - Madison - Manatee - Marion - Martin - Miami-Dade (Miami) - Monroe - Nassau - Okaloosa - Okeechobee - Orange - Osceola - Palm Beach - Pasco - Pinellas - Polk - Putnam - St. Johns - St. Lucie - Santa Rosa - Sarasota - Seminole - Sumter - Suwannee - Taylor - Union - Volusia - Wakulla - Walton - Washington

Current listings [ edit ]

[3] Name on the Register[4] Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot August 31, 1990

(#90001277)
325 South Scenic Highway

27°53′53″N 81°35′06″W  /  27.898056°N 81.585°W  / 27.898056; -81.585  (Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot)
Lake Wales Part of the Lake Wales MPS
2 Auburndale Citrus Growers Association Packing House July 17, 1997

(#97000794)
214 Orange Street

28°03′47″N 81°47′29″W  /  28.063056°N 81.791389°W  / 28.063056; -81.791389  (Auburndale Citrus Growers Association Packing House)
Auburndale
3 Auburndale City Hall December 24, 2013

(#13000964)
1 Bobby Green Plaza

28°03′53″N 81°47′22″W  /  28.064594°N 81.789479°W  / 28.064594; -81.789479  (Auburndale City Hall)
Auburndale
4 Babson Park Woman's Club October 17, 1997

(#97001229)
1300 North Scenic Highway

27°50′21″N 81°31′50″W  /  27.839167°N 81.530556°W  / 27.839167; -81.530556  (Babson Park Woman's Club)
Babson Park
5 Bartow Downtown Commercial District May 18, 1993

(#93000393)
Roughly bounded by Davidson and Summerlin Streets and Broadway and Florida Avenues

27°53′47″N 81°50′34″W  /  27.896389°N 81.842778°W  / 27.896389; -81.842778  (Bartow Downtown Commercial District)
Bartow Part of the Bartow MPS
6 Ephriam M. Baynard House November 10, 2001

(#01001208)
208 West Lake Avenue

28°04′02″N 81°47′22″W  /  28.067222°N 81.789444°W  / 28.067222; -81.789444  (Ephriam M. Baynard House)
Auburndale
7 Beacon Hill-Alta Vista Residential District March 4, 1993

(#93000130)
Roughly bounded by South Florida Avenue, West Beacon Road, West Belvedere Street, and Cherokee Trail

28°01′18″N 81°57′35″W  /  28.021667°N 81.959722°W  / 28.021667; -81.959722  (Beacon Hill-Alta Vista Residential District)
Lakeland
8 Biltmore-Cumberland Historic District June 4, 2004

(#04000565)
Roughly bounded by South Ingraham Avenue, East Lime Street, Bartow Road, Hollingsworth Road, and McDonald Place

28°02′27″N 81°56′33″W  /  28.040833°N 81.9425°W  / 28.040833; -81.9425  (Biltmore-Cumberland Historic District)
Lakeland
9 Bok Mountain Lake Sanctuary and Singing Tower August 21, 1972

(#72000350)
3 miles north of Lake Wales

27°56′06″N 81°34′37″W  /  27.935°N 81.576944°W  / 27.935; -81.576944  (Bok Mountain Lake Sanctuary and Singing Tower)
Lake Wales
10 Lawrence Brown House January 4, 2001

(#00001594)
470 Second Avenue

27°53′36″N 81°50′03″W  /  27.893333°N 81.834167°W  / 27.893333; -81.834167  (Lawrence Brown House)
Bartow Part of the Bartow MPS
11 B. K. Bullard House August 31, 1990

(#90001272)
644 South Lakeshore Boulevard

27°53′41″N 81°34′40″W  /  27.894722°N 81.577778°W  / 27.894722; -81.577778  (B. K. Bullard House)
Lake Wales Part of the Lake Wales MPS
12 Casa De Josefina June 10, 1975

(#75000567)
2 miles southeast of Lake Wales off U.S. Route 27

27°51′53″N 81°34′18″W  /  27.864722°N 81.571667°W  / 27.864722; -81.571667  (Casa De Josefina)
Lake Wales
13 Central Avenue School July 22, 1999

(#99000865)
604 South Central Avenue

28°02′05″N 81°58′23″W  /  28.034722°N 81.973056°W  / 28.034722; -81.973056  (Central Avenue School)
Lakeland
14 Chalet Suzanne July 24, 1990

(#90001085)
3800 Chalet Suzanne Drive

27°57′18″N 81°36′01″W  /  27.955°N 81.600278°W  / 27.955; -81.600278  (Chalet Suzanne)
Lake Wales
15 Christ Church May 6, 1976

(#76000605)
526 North Oak

27°45′07″N 81°47′47″W  /  27.751944°N 81.796389°W  / 27.751944; -81.796389  (Christ Church)
Fort Meade
16 Church of the Holy Spirit August 31, 1990

(#90001271)
1099 Hesperides Road

27°53′38″N 81°33′54″W  /  27.893889°N 81.565°W  / 27.893889; -81.565  (Church of the Holy Spirit)
Lake Wales Part of the Lake Wales MPS
17 Cleveland Court School July 22, 1999

(#99000862)
328 East Edgewood Drive

28°00′41″N 81°57′15″W  /  28.011389°N 81.954167°W  / 28.011389; -81.954167  (Cleveland Court School)
Lakeland
18 John F. Cox Grammar School July 22, 1999

(#99000864)
1005 North Massachusetts Avenue

28°03′22″N 81°57′13″W  /  28.056111°N 81.953611°W  / 28.056111; -81.953611  (John F. Cox Grammar School)
Lakeland
19 Craney Spec Houses Historic District August 27, 2019

(#100004349)
Drexel Ave. NE between 15th St. and 16th St.

28°01′36″N 81°42′03″W  /  28.0267°N 81.7008°W  / 28.0267; -81.7008  (Craney Spec Houses Historic District)
Winter Haven
20 Cypress Gardens April 14, 2014

(#14000152)
1 Legoland Way

27°59′24″N 81°41′31″W  /  27.990114°N 81.69185°W  / 27.990114; -81.69185  (Cypress Gardens)
Winter Haven
21 Davenport Historic District August 15, 1997

(#97000894)
Roughly bounded by Suwannee and Orange Avenues, Palmento Street, and West Boulevard

28°09′28″N 81°36′09″W  /  28.157778°N 81.6025°W  / 28.157778; -81.6025  (Davenport Historic District)
Davenport
22 Dixie Walesbilt Hotel August 31, 1990

(#90001273)
115 North First Street

27°54′07″N 81°35′24″W  /  27.901944°N 81.59°W  / 27.901944; -81.59  (Dixie Walesbilt Hotel)
Lake Wales Part of the Lake Wales MPS
23 Dixieland Historic District December 23, 1994

(#94001479)
Roughly bounded by Walnut Street, Florida Avenue, Lake Hunter, Hartsell Avenue, and Belvedere Street

28°01′54″N 81°57′45″W  /  28.031667°N 81.9625°W  / 28.031667; -81.9625  (Dixieland Historic District)
Lakeland
24 Downtown Haines City Commercial District March 7, 1994

(#94000150)
Roughly bounded by Hinson and Ingraham Avenues and 4th and 7th Streets

28°06′28″N 81°37′37″W  /  28.107778°N 81.626944°W  / 28.107778; -81.626944  (Downtown Haines City Commercial District)
Haines City Part of the Haines City MPS
25 Downtown Winter Haven Historic District February 4, 2002

(#01001414)
Roughly Avenue A, NW., Avenue A, SW., and 3rd and 5th Streets

28°01′18″N 81°43′49″W  /  28.021667°N 81.730278°W  / 28.021667; -81.730278  (Downtown Winter Haven Historic District)
Winter Haven Part of the Winter Haven, Florida MPS
26 East Lake Morton Residential District July 9, 1993

(#93000621)
Roughly bounded by Orange Street, Ingraham Avenue, Palmetto Street, Lake Morton Drive, and Massachusetts Avenue

28°02′21″N 81°56′59″W  /  28.039167°N 81.949722°W  / 28.039167; -81.949722  (East Lake Morton Residential District)
Lakeland
27 El Retiro December 12, 1985

(#85003331)
Mountain Lake off Road 17

27°56′16″N 81°34′10″W  /  27.937778°N 81.569444°W  / 27.937778; -81.569444  (El Retiro)
Lake Wales
28 First Baptist Church August 31, 1990

(#90001275)
338 East Central Avenue

27°54′02″N 81°35′01″W  /  27.900556°N 81.583611°W  / 27.900556; -81.583611  (First Baptist Church)
Lake Wales Part of the Lake Wales MPS
29 Florida Southern College Architectural District June 11, 1975

(#75000568)
McDonald and Johnson Avenues

28°01′52″N 81°56′48″W  /  28.031111°N 81.946667°W  / 28.031111; -81.946667  (Florida Southern College Architectural District)
Lakeland Contains the largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.
30 Fort Meade Historic District July 29, 1994

(#94000781)
Roughly bounded by North 3rd Street, Orange Avenue, South 3rd Street, and Sand Mountain Road

27°45′05″N 81°48′07″W  /  27.751389°N 81.801944°W  / 27.751389; -81.801944  (Fort Meade Historic District)
Fort Meade
31 Griffin Grammar School June 5, 2007

(#07000509)
3315 Kathleen Road

28°05′04″N 81°59′43″W  /  28.084444°N 81.995278°W  / 28.084444; -81.995278  (Griffin Grammar School)
Lakeland
32 Henley Field Ball Park May 23, 1997

(#97000458)
1125 North Florida Avenue

28°03′24″N 81°57′23″W  /  28.056667°N 81.956389°W  / 28.056667; -81.956389  (Henley Field Ball Park)
Lakeland
33 Benjamin Franklin Holland House April 3, 1975

(#75000566)
590 East Stanford Street

27°53′39″N 81°50′23″W  /  27.894167°N 81.839722°W  / 27.894167; -81.839722  (Benjamin Franklin Holland House)
Bartow
34 Homeland School February 2, 2007

(#07000001)
249 Church Avenue

27°49′08″N 81°49′44″W  /  27.818889°N 81.828889°W  / 27.818889; -81.828889  (Homeland School)
Homeland
35 Interlaken Historic Residential District March 28, 2002

(#02000266)
Roughly bounded by the northern shore of Lake Howard, the southwestern shore of Lake Mirror, and the Cannon-Howard Canal

28°03′05″N 81°45′10″W  /  28.051389°N 81.752778°W  / 28.051389; -81.752778  (Interlaken Historic Residential District)
Winter Haven Part of the Winter Haven, Florida MPS
36 Holland Jenks House March 7, 1996

(#96000254)
119 Raintree Court

28°07′06″N 81°47′39″W  /  28.118333°N 81.794167°W  / 28.118333; -81.794167  (Holland Jenks House)
Auburndale
37 C. L. Johnson House September 21, 1989

(#89001481)
315 East Sessoms Avenue

27°54′20″N 81°35′05″W  /  27.905556°N 81.584722°W  / 27.905556; -81.584722  (C. L. Johnson House)
Lake Wales
38 Lake Hunter Terrace Historic District December 20, 2002

(#02001536)
Roughly Central Avenue, Greenwood Street, Ruby Street, and Sikes Boulevard

28°02′08″N 81°58′14″W  /  28.035556°N 81.970556°W  / 28.035556; -81.970556  (Lake Hunter Terrace Historic District)
Lakeland
39 Lake Mirror Promenade January 27, 1983

(#83001437)
Between Lemon Street and Lake Mirror Drive

28°02′38″N 81°57′06″W  /  28.043889°N 81.951667°W  / 28.043889; -81.951667  (Lake Mirror Promenade)
Lakeland
40 Lake of the Hills Community Club March 24, 2000

(#00000265)
41 East Starr Avenue

27°57′19″N 81°35′35″W  /  27.955278°N 81.593056°W  / 27.955278; -81.593056  (Lake of the Hills Community Club)
Lake Wales
41 Lake Wales City Hall August 31, 1990

(#90001274)
152 East Central Avenue

27°54′02″N 81°35′16″W  /  27.900556°N 81.587778°W  / 27.900556; -81.587778  (Lake Wales City Hall)
Lake Wales Part of the Lake Wales MPS
42 Lake Wales Commercial Historic District May 10, 1990

(#90000732)
Roughly bounded by Scenic Highway, Central Avenue, Market Street, and Orange Avenue

27°54′07″N 81°35′16″W  /  27.901944°N 81.587778°W  / 27.901944; -81.587778  (Lake Wales Commercial Historic District)
Lake Wales Part of the Lake Wales MPS
43 Lake Wales Historic Residential District August 8, 1997

(#97000858)
Roughly bounded by the former Seaboard Air Line railroad grade, the CSX railroad tracks, East Polk Avenue, and South and North Lake Shore Boulevards

27°54′13″N 81°35′03″W  /  27.903611°N 81.584167°W  / 27.903611; -81.584167  (Lake Wales Historic Residential District)
Lake Wales
44 W. Henry Lewis House September 19, 2012

(#12000791)
424 North Oak Street

27°45′26″N 81°47′50″W  /  27.757285°N 81.797327°W  / 27.757285; -81.797327  (W. Henry Lewis House)
Fort Meade
45 Mann Manor October 13, 2011

(#11000718)
325 West Main Street

27°53′47″N 81°50′44″W  /  27.896389°N 81.845556°W  / 27.896389; -81.845556  (Mann Manor)
Bartow
46 Mountain Lake Colony House February 22, 1991

(#91000113)
East of State Road 17 on the northern shore of Mountain Lake

27°56′12″N 81°35′34″W  /  27.936667°N 81.592778°W  / 27.936667; -81.592778  (Mountain Lake Colony House)
Lake Wales
47 Mountain Lake Estates Historic District August 26, 1993

(#93000871)
State Road 17, north of Lake Wales

27°55′57″N 81°35′22″W  /  27.9325°N 81.589444°W  / 27.9325; -81.589444  (Mountain Lake Estates Historic District)
Lake Wales
48 Munn Park Historic District November 3, 1997

(#97001228)
Roughly bounded by East Bay Street, North Florida Avenue, East Orange Street, and East Main Street

28°02′37″N 81°57′17″W  /  28.043611°N 81.954722°W  / 28.043611; -81.954722  (Munn Park Historic District)
Lakeland
49 North Avenue Historic District October 12, 2001

(#01001086)
100 block of North Avenue

27°54′35″N 81°35′28″W  /  27.909722°N 81.591111°W  / 27.909722; -81.591111  (North Avenue Historic District)
Lake Wales
50 Northeast Bartow Residential District May 18, 1993

(#93000392)
Roughly bounded by Jackson and First Avenues and by Church and Boulevard Streets

27°53′57″N 81°50′15″W  /  27.899167°N 81.8375°W  / 27.899167; -81.8375  (Northeast Bartow Residential District)
Bartow Part of the Bartow MPS
51 Oak Hill Cemetery February 12, 2003

(#03000006)
West Parker Street

27°53′36″N 81°50′53″W  /  27.893333°N 81.848056°W  / 27.893333; -81.848056  (Oak Hill Cemetery)
Bartow Part of the Bartow MPS
52 Oates Building July 28, 1995

(#95000925)
230 South Florida Avenue

28°02′29″N 81°57′26″W  /  28.041389°N 81.957222°W  / 28.041389; -81.957222  (Oates Building)
Lakeland
53 Old Central Grammar School March 17, 1994

(#94000160)
801 Ledwith Avenue

28°06′12″N 81°37′29″W  /  28.103333°N 81.624722°W  / 28.103333; -81.624722  (Old Central Grammar School)
Haines City Part of the Haines City MPS
54 Old Dundee ACL Railroad Depot July 30, 2001

(#01000739)
103 Main Street

28°01′19″N 81°37′19″W  /  28.021944°N 81.621944°W  / 28.021944; -81.621944  (Old Dundee ACL Railroad Depot)
Dundee Part of the Florida's Historic Railroad Resources MPS
55 Old Frostproof High School November 13, 1997

(#97001420)
111 West First Street

27°44′40″N 81°31′57″W  /  27.744444°N 81.5325°W  / 27.744444; -81.5325  (Old Frostproof High School)
Frostproof
56 Old Haines City National Guard Armory March 2, 1994

(#94000158)
226 South 6th Street

28°06′08″N 81°37′37″W  /  28.102222°N 81.626944°W  / 28.102222; -81.626944  (Old Haines City National Guard Armory)
Haines City Part of the Haines City MPS
57 Old Lakeland High School September 30, 1993

(#93001027)
400 North Florida Avenue

28°02′55″N 81°57′30″W  /  28.048611°N 81.958333°W  / 28.048611; -81.958333  (Old Lakeland High School)
Lakeland
58 Old Polk County Courthouse August 7, 1989

(#89001055)
100 East Main Street

27°53′48″N 81°50′35″W  /  27.896667°N 81.843056°W  / 27.896667; -81.843056  (Old Polk County Courthouse)
Bartow
59 Polk Hotel March 17, 1994

(#94000151)
800-810 Hinson Avenue

28°06′24″N 81°37′27″W  /  28.106667°N 81.624167°W  / 28.106667; -81.624167  (Polk Hotel)
Haines City Part of the Haines City MPS
60 Polk Theatre and Office Building May 27, 1993

(#93000446)
121 South Florida Avenue

28°02′35″N 81°57′28″W  /  28.043056°N 81.957778°W  / 28.043056; -81.957778  (Polk Theatre and Office Building)
Lakeland
61 Pope Avenue Historic District December 7, 2001

(#01001337)
Roughly Avenue A, NW., Pope Avenue, NW., and 6th and 7th Sts., NW.

28°01′29″N 81°44′03″W  /  28.024722°N 81.734167°W  / 28.024722; -81.734167  (Pope Avenue Historic District)
Winter Haven Part of the Winter Haven, Florida MPS
62 Roosevelt School March 29, 2001

(#01000306)
115 East Street, N.

27°54′39″N 81°35′44″W  /  27.910833°N 81.595556°W  / 27.910833; -81.595556  (Roosevelt School)
Lake Wales
63 St. Mark's Episcopal Church March 17, 1994

(#94000159)
102 North 9th Street

28°06′29″N 81°37′30″W  /  28.108056°N 81.625°W  / 28.108056; -81.625  (St. Mark's Episcopal Church)
Haines City Part of the Haines City MPS
64 Shell Hammock Landing August 26, 2019

(#100004350)
3800 Shell Hammock

27°59′28″N 81°23′10″W  /  27.9912°N 81.3862°W  / 27.9912; -81.3862  (Shell Hammock Landing)
Lake Wales
65 South Bartow Residential District May 18, 1993

(#93000394)
Roughly bounded by Floral and First Avenues and Main and Vine Streets

27°53′32″N 81°50′28″W  /  27.892222°N 81.841111°W  / 27.892222; -81.841111  (South Bartow Residential District)
Bartow Part of the Bartow MPS
66 South Florida Military College July 24, 1972

(#72000349)
1100 South Broadway

27°53′07″N 81°50′34″W  /  27.885278°N 81.842778°W  / 27.885278; -81.842778  (South Florida Military College)
Bartow
67 South Lake Morton Historic District November 20, 1985

(#85002900)
Bounded by Lake Morton Drive and Palmetto Street, Ingraham and Johnson Avenues, McDonald and Balmar Streets, and Tennessee Avenue

28°01′56″N 81°57′07″W  /  28.032222°N 81.951944°W  / 28.032222; -81.951944  (South Lake Morton Historic District)
Lakeland
68 Spook Hill April 5, 2019

(#100003585)
North Wales Dr. between Burns Ave. and Spook Hill Elementary

27°54′43″N 81°34′56″W  /  27.912041°N 81.582354°W  / 27.912041; -81.582354  (Spook Hill)
Lake Wales
69 John J. Swearingen House May 13, 1982

(#82002379)
690 East Church Street

27°53′52″N 81°50′10″W  /  27.897778°N 81.836111°W  / 27.897778; -81.836111  (John J. Swearingen House)
Bartow
70 Thompson and Company Cigar Factory August 9, 2002

(#02000838)
255 North Third Street

27°53′52″N 81°50′00″W  /  27.897778°N 81.833333°W  / 27.897778; -81.833333  (Thompson and Company Cigar Factory)
Bartow Part of the Bartow MPS
71 G. V. Tillman House August 31, 1990

(#90001276)
301 East Sessoms Avenue

27°54′18″N 81°35′07″W  /  27.905°N 81.585278°W  / 27.905; -81.585278  (G. V. Tillman House)
Lake Wales Part of the Lake Wales MPS
72 Winston School December 20, 2001

(#01001362)
3415 Swindell Road

28°03′25″N 82°00′50″W  /  28.056944°N 82.013889°W  / 28.056944; -82.013889  (Winston School)
Lakeland
73 Winter Haven Heights Historic Residential District June 15, 2000

(#00000660)
Roughly Lake Martha, 2nd Street, NE., 5th Street, NE., and Avenue A, NE.

28°01′27″N 81°43′22″W  /  28.024167°N 81.722778°W  / 28.024167; -81.722778  (Winter Haven Heights Historic Residential District)
Winter Haven Part of the Winter Haven, Florida MPS
74 Woman's Club of Winter Haven August 10, 1998

(#98000927)
660 Pope Avenue, Northwest

28°01′29″N 81°44′06″W  /  28.024722°N 81.735°W  / 28.024722; -81.735  (Woman's Club of Winter Haven)
Winter Haven Part of the Clubhouses of Florida's Woman's Clubs MPS

See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on April 3, 2020.
  3. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  5. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
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