Monday, November 24, 2014 / by Chip Deacon
Searching for a new home area to raise your family? Look no further than North Port in Sarasota County! Forbes Magazine's List shows only three other Florida cities were rated in the Top 20 and none have the amazing potential of the North Port Bedroom Community. There are nearly 2,000 lots and homes available For Sale at publishing!
Development initially began with GDC, General Development Corporation, in the 1980s, but ground to a halt for financial reasons. Most of the current Neighborhoods were platted, paved and planted with the Main Utility Lines by GDC. The changes in Residential and Commercial building has been enormous in the past 30 years. Homes under $200,000 Homes over $200,000
North Port is perfectly located to take advantage of an easy commute North to the Greater Tampa Bay Metropolis or South to the Ft. Myers and Naples arena WITHOUT the high prices of either area.
The Top Five Largest Employers of Sarasota and Charlotte Counties...
SARASOTA COUNTY CHARLOTTE COUNTY
Sarasota County School Board Charlotte County Government
Sarasota Memorial Health Care Wal-Mart Associates
Sarasota County Government St. Joseph Health Care
Publix Supermarkets School Board of Charlotte County
PGT Industries Publix Supermarkets
For more statistical data on North Port, visit this link: City of North Port's MSA Data
Curt Bowen (Diver & Modern Explorer) Warm Mineral Springs
Warm Mineral Springs is also located in the City of North Port. Warm Mineral Springs is well known as a Healing 100 degree Artesian Springs, searched for originally by Spanish Explorer Ponce de Leon, but thwarted by Local Indians. In the 1950s, Col. Bill Royal dove beneath the surface discovering Animal and Human Artifacts of 10,000 years in age. It wasn't until the 1970s that the Colonel's theory of origin was proven and published.
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