Introduction to Sebring, Florida
The city of Sebring, which is the county seat of Highland County, is nicknamed the "City on the Circle" because of the Circle Drive which in the Sebring Downtown Historic District. The city was named after the pottery manufacturer from Ohio, George Sebring. Founded in 1912, it was officially incorporated in 1913 and was selected as the county seat in 1921.
Sebring and Nearby Attractions
- Highlands Hammock State Park
- Historic Bok Sanctuary
- Brevard Museum of Art and Science
- Paynes Creek State Historic Site
- Solomon's Castle
Things To Do In Sebring
Sebring offers a variety of recreational opportunities. Historical sites such as Historic Bok Sanctuary and Paynes Creek State Historic Site are nearby. Museums nearby are Brevard Museum of Art and Science, the Lake Wales Museum and the Lake Wales Museum. People may also go picnicking, hiking, camping, or horseback riding in the Highland Hammock State Park.
Lakeland Linder Regional Airport is a major airport nearby.
Sebring Higher Education
Nearby colleges include Florida Southern College, Polk Community College, and Southeastern University.