Living in Osceola County
The School District of Osceola County is located in the southern part of Central Florida, offering suburban living while remaining close to Orlando’s metropolitan way of life. There are many reasons our residents choose to live, work and play in Osceola County.
Osceola Heritage Park is home to the world-renowned Silver Spurs Rodeo as well as the location for many events and concerts including Runaway Country, a weekend long festival featuring some of the biggest names in country music. Right next door, the Florida Fire Frogs, a minor league baseball team affiliated with the Atlanta Braves, play in Osceola County Stadium. When you add to that the Osceola Center for the Arts and the county’s proximity to all of Central Florida's many entertainment and professional sports options, there are numerous ways to get out and enjoy the Florida sunshine.
Osceola County’s subtropical climate is picture perfect year-round, conducive to various outdoor sports and recreation throughout the calendar year. Temperatures are primarily in the comfortable low 60s and 70s in the winter on up to the high 80s to mid 90s at the height of the summer months. No matter if the game of choice is golf, baseball or one of a myriad sports, our weather is ideal.
Osceola County is among the world’s leading tourist destinations by virtue of a host of activities routinely favored by vacation and holiday travelers and those seeking business or sporting success. The area benefits from a wide array of lodging options at the gateway to Walt Disney World Resort and within close proximity to Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando. We are also proud of the many local attractions and festivals that highlight our exciting, diverse community.
There's never a shortage of opportunities for everyone to get out and enjoy the Florida outdoors. From abundant freshwater lakes to woodland conservation areas for hiking, the region offers many chances to fish, kayak and more year-round. Lake Tohopekaliga in Kissimmee cuts an impressive swath through the county, offering up endless hours of boating recreation. Plus, in under an hour, you can be on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean enjoying its world famous beaches, or you might want to travel just a bit further to the Gulf of Mexico and experience some the most beautiful beaches anywhere.