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The city of Deltona lies in the Volusia County of the state of Florida. It is situated at the northernmost banks of the Monroe Lake beside the river of St. John. The city was previously known as Deltona Lakes and was established to be a planned residential area by the General Development Corporation along with Mackie brothers. It was mainly due to the advertisement of the Mackie brothers that this city started to attract residents who would work in the nearby big cities of Daytona Beach and Orlando.
Deltona is a fairly big city with an estimated width of 40.78 square miles. The land area comprises of 37.24 square miles and water comprises of 3.53 square miles.
According to the report of the Census Board of the United States in the year 2010, the city had a population around 85182 people that gradually increased. In the year 2017 as per reports, the population grew up to 90124 people. This gradual rise was mainly due to the enhanced infrastructure and facilities available in the city.
The history of the place dates back to the Timucuan people who originally lived in this area due to plentiful fishing opportunities in the Lake Monroe. After 1845, when the state of Florida was officially formed steamed boats were introduced and connected Deltona with the rest of Florida. However the foundations of the current city were laid by the Mackie brothers who purchased a large plot of land during 1962 and opened up Deltona for potential buyers. Within 1 year the population of the city increased to 1000 residents. Finally as population grew and the economy strengthened, on December 31st, 1995 Deltona Lakes was officially declared to be a city and was renamed as Deltona.
Deltona has quite a lot of places of interest which are scattered all over the city. Some of these are quite literally breath taking and mesmerizing. Those are:
Deltona maintains a high standard of education. In a survey released in 2010, more than 14.2 percent of the adults aged 25 years and above possessed a master’s degree and 84.7 percent have a Diploma. There are approximately 12000 students in Deltona studying in 3 private schools. There are 2 public high schools, 3 middle schools and 7 elementary schools. Higher education is provided by:
Daytona falls under the “Rating Area 64” of the district of Florida. Here there are 94 health insurance plans that are offered as part of the Affordable Care Act. The plans comes under 4 options namely Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze and are offered by some of the best insurance providers like Cigna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Molina Healthcare. Some of the hospitals around the city are: