Maitland is a city located in Orange County, Florida. It is situated in the northern part of the county, about 10 miles (16km) north of the city of Orlando. The area that is now Maitland was originally settled by indigenous people, and later by European settlers in the mid-19th century.
The city was named after Fort Maitland, which was built by the U.S. Army during the Second Seminole War in 1838. The fort was built on the shores of Lake Maitland, which is now known as Lake Lily. The fort was abandoned in 1839, but the area surrounding the fort continued to be settled.
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Maitland was a small agricultural community, known for its citrus groves and dairy farms. However, as the city of Orlando began to grow and expand in the mid-20th century, Maitland began to see significant development and growth as well.
During the 1950s and 1960s, many residential neighborhoods were built in Maitland, and the city began to grow as a bedroom community for the nearby city of Orlando. In the following decades, the city continued to grow and attract new residents and businesses. Today, Maitland is a vibrant, mixed-use community, known for its charming downtown area, well-maintained parks, and excellent schools.
Maitland has a rich history and has been able to preserve much of its historical architecture which has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The city today is home to a diverse population and a variety of businesses, including restaurants, shops, and offices, and offers a good quality of life and many recreational opportunities.
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160 Circle Dr, Maitland, FL 32751
Total Pest control
2603 Maitland Center Pkwy, Maitland, FL 32751
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Trane - Heating & Cooling Services
2301 Lucien Way, Maitland, FL 32751
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Kevin’s Landscape and Maintenance
915 Kewannee Trail, Maitland, FL 32751
Florida Landscape Living
8695 N Orlando Ave, Maitland, FL 32751
MAITLAND FIRE DEPT
1776 Independence Ln, Maitland, FL 32751
Maitland Police Department
1837 Fennell St, Maitland, FL 32751