Located in Central Florida, Osceola County is one of the counties making up the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Metropolitan area. The county seat is Kissimmee and there are plenty of top employers, great things to do, and attractions found throughout Osceola County. The location of the county is very close to Orlando, Walt Disney World, and other top attractions in Central Florida. It's bordered by Orange County, Lake County, and Brevard County, which are three of the most popular counties in Central Florida.
With retail, healthcare, recreation, hospitality, and educational services providing the main industries, Osceola County offers plenty of top employers all throughout. The top employers in the area include:
Along with these large employers, there are many top companies throughout Kissimmee and other cities within the county. Tourism is a large part of the county with Fun Spot America, multiple RV resorts and campgrounds, several hotels, and numerous restaurants found all throughout Kissimmee and other cities in Osceola County.
Plenty of attractions are found all throughout the county including the very popular Kissimmee Lakefront Park. Fun Spot America has a location in Kissimmee, as well, and Celebration, Florida is known as a bit of an attraction, as well. Fun Spot America is a part of an area called Old Town Kissimmee. Along with the theme park, this area is home to plenty of great restaurants and shopping options. In addition, a portion of Walt Disney World is found in Osceola County with the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex found within the county. Other attractions found in Osceola County include:
The county also offers several types of tours including helicopter tours of the area. There are many tourist attractions all throughout and plenty of things to do for those living in Osceola County, as well.
Several events happen throughout the year at Old Town Kissimmee including Car Shows, Family Movie Nights, and more. It's a very popular area for regular events all throughout the year. The Annual Pioneer Day event is one of the biggest events held at the Pioneer Village in Kissimmee. It's held every year in the fall and provides a look at Florida during the 1800's. The holidays bring several events to the St. Cloud area and to Kissimmee, as well. The Kissimmee Festival of Lights is held every year and many other holiday events are held throughout Osceola County, as well. In addition, Osceola Heritage Park is known for holding several unique events throughout the year. It's the home of the Silver Spurs Rodeo, which is one of the more unique things you will find to enjoy in Osceola County. Whether you're visiting for an event or planning to move to Osceola County, you'll be near plenty of things to do and events to attend. Along with the attractions and events found within the county, all the top theme parks in Central Florida are just a short drive away.