Mount Dora

Mount Dora, Fl

Mount Dora, founded in 1880, is a charming city that still retains it’s small town character with it’s many historic buildings and stately oak-tree lined streets.  Mount Dora was named after Lake Dora, which was given that name by land surveyors who experienced the kindness of Dora Ann Drawdy.  The town’s location was on a plateau 184 feet above sea level, hence the name Mount Dora.  Through the years of boom and bust, Mount Dora has been able to grow and progress, while still keeping it’s history and small town charm.  This picturesque city is now home to more than 13,000 people, and is best known for it’s variety of specialty shops and antique boutiques, as well it’s year round events.  A rated schools, well maintained parks, local shops and restaurants, a long with the cultural atmosphere make Mount Dora the perfect place for those looking to move to Central Florida.