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Laurel Hill

Welcome to Laurel Hill, Florida.

There are 31 residential real estate listings for sale in Laurel Hill.
There are 2 commercial real estate listings for sale in Laurel Hill.
There are 28 vacant land real estate listings for sale in Laurel Hill.
There are 61 total real estate listings for sale in Laurel Hill.

67 Real Estate Listings Found

Displaying 1 to 10

1.   771349
000 Little Meadow Way, Laurel Hill
$37,900.00

2.   771204
7681 Steel Mill Creek Road, Laurel Hill
$25,000.00

3.   770976
000 Senterfitt Road, Laurel Hill
$999,000.00

4.   770838
7803 Hwy 85, Laurel Hill
$239,900.00
3060 square feet, 2/2, 1983

5.   770474
197 George Road, Laurel Hill
$69,900.00
2016 square feet, 4/2, 2004

6.   770152
7712 Clary Road, Laurel Hill
$72,900.00
2052 square feet, 4/2, 2004

7.   769730
38.54 Ac County Line Road, Laurel Hill
$119,900.00

8.   768304
7204 Senterfitt Road, Laurel Hill
$88,900.00
686 square feet, 2/1, 1985

9.   768282
7204 Senterfitt Road, Laurel Hill
$88,900.00

10.   768233
6505 Welannee Boulevard, Laurel Hill
$328,823.00
3170 square feet, 4/3, 2017


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History of Laurel Hill

The area which is now Laurel Hill was one of the first English-speaking settlements in Florida. Settlers were documented establishing a community, originally known as Almirante, soon after Florida's acquisition by the United States in 1821. In the 1880s, railroad access to north-west Florida opened up a booming lumber industry, with the Yellow River Railroad reaching the Almirante (Laurel Hill) area by 1892. In 1895 Almirante, then just a small logging and farming community, was platted and renamed Laurel Hill, the name purportedly inspired by a large laurel tree which grew in the center of the community. Growing rapidly, the community was incorporated by the Florida Legislature in 1905.

Although in 1915 Laurel Hill was the largest community in newly created Okaloosa County, the town lost out becoming the Okaloosa County seat to the more centrally located town of Crestview. Laurel Hill's economic fortunes went into a decline after World War I, a waning intensified by the Florida land speculation collapse of the 1920s which resulted in the closing of Laurel Hill's only bank. In order to install infrastructure improvements and to re-stimulate the community, Laurel Hill was reincorporated in 1953.

First held in 1992, the Laurel Hill Hobo Festival is an annual event scheduled for the second Saturday in October.

The team name for the Laurel Hill School is the Hoboes, allegedly the only school in the US with this team name.

Information provided by Wikipedia. You can contact the Crestview Chamber of Commerce at:

Crestview Area Chamber of Commerce
502 South Main Street
Crestview, FL 32536-4222
(850) 682-3212

Laurel Hill Utilities

Electricity/Gas

CHELCO Electric
1-800-342-0990

Gulf Power
1-800-225-5797

Okaloosa Gas
(850) 729-4700

Water/Sewer

City of Crestview
(850) 682-6131

Okaloosa County Water and Sewer
(850) 651-7171

Auburn Water Systems, Inc.
(850) 682-1258

Garbage

Waste Management
(850) 862-7141

Bob Grabowski (outside city limits)
(850) 398-2478

Telephone

Sprint
1-800-SPRINT1

BellSouth
1-888-757-6500

AT&T
1-800-222-0300

Satellite/Cable

Cox Communications
(850) 682-5131

DirecTV
1-800-347-3288

Miscellaneous

Department of Motor Vehicles
106 Hollywood Blvd. SW
Fort Walton Beach, FL
(850) 833-9122
(850) 833-9123 - appointments

Laurel Hill Recreation

Local Attractions

Sasquatch Zoo
5262 Deer Springs Dr.
Crestview, FL
(850) 682-3949

Parks

Oak Grove River Park
2751 Hwy 2
Laurel Hill, FL

Shoal River Wayside Park (Bill Duggan Jr. Park)
5999 Hwy 85 S
Crestview, FL

Ray Lynn Barnes Boat Ramp
3390 Hwy 90 E
Crestview, FL

Eagle Park
2980 James Lee Blvd E (Hwy 90 E)
Crestview, FL

Garden City Park
6330 Garden City Road
Crestview, FL

Museums

Carver-Hill Museum
895 McClelland St.
Crestview, FL
(850) 682-4003

Golf

Crestview Country Club
4927 N Antioch Road
Crestview, FL
(850) 682-2012

Shoal River Country Club
1100 Shoal River Dr
Crestview, FL
(850) 689-1010


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