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Ormond Beach is near everything in Central Florida. It is a community bisected by major arteries going everywhere, I-95 runs north to Maine & south to Miami. I-4 takes you west where you will travel through Orlando, the Magic Kingdom at Disney World, and on to Tampa. The community is separated by the Halifax River, which is the Intracoastal Waterway traveling the East Coast of the United States. Florida East Coast Railway runs trains through this area many times daily. Commercial light-industrial sites continue to be available along the railway system in Ormond Beach. Nearby in Daytona Beach you can connect to the world aboard one of the carrier's servicing Daytona International Airport, just ten minutes from downtown Ormond Beach.
The subtropical climate feels more tropical in the summer. With an average high temperature of 88 degrees during the summers, it can get rather warm. But the wonderful seabreeze effect and afternoon showers cool things down and make everyone more comfortable. A unique phenomenon, the seabreeze effect, takes the heat generated over land and mixes it with the cooler climate over the Atlantic Ocean to generate a cooling breeze over the peninsula and slightly inland. Actual temperatures in Ormond Beach can be several degrees cooler than in other Central Florida areas.
Ormond Beach claims the highest standard of living in Volusia County, Florida. Originally established as a tourist haven for the rich and famous at the turn of the century, Ormond Beach continues to mature in a systematic manner consistent with it's residential beauty. Today, we find Ormond Beach as an attractive bedroom community with a clean light-industrial base and an effective education system producing award-winning results with the areas youth. The medical system in this area is second to none. Ormond Beach offers the services of three major medical centers as the base for medical services in our area. In nearby Daytona Beach, two additional centers are located. The area is home to many assisted living facilities and first class rehabilitation services. The medical community is broad-based in the Ormond Beach area, offering services in nearly every specialization, including open heart surgery.
Quality of life in Ormond Beach also means a recreational paradise. With the near-perfect climate in Ormond Beach many residents and visitors take the opportunity to enjoy an assortment of outdoor activities. The Atlantic Ocean, the many rivers, state and local park system, a world class soccer complex, and golf courses galore, make recreational opportunities abundant. Ormond Beach also maintains a senior center complex to offer our senior population a special assortment of programs and activities designed specifically for our elder residents.