Incorporated in 1888, Kissimmee, Florida, serves as the seat of Osceola County and boasts a population of more than 62,000 people. Kissimmee ’s proximity to Walt Disney World® Resort, Universal Orlando® and SeaWorld® Orlando has established the city as a world-renowned host for Central Florida’s millions of tourists. The stretch of U.S. 192 that runs through Kissimmee is home to hundreds of budget motels and hotels, family-friendly restaurants, specialty shops and offbeat attractions that serve the community’s ever-growing tourist population. Points of interest include Medieval Times, a world-famous dinner theater housed in an authentic style castle that includes a moat! For more information about Kissimmee, visit www.visitkissimmee.com.
KISSIMMEE TIP: Keep an eye open for Eli’s Orange World, a four-story dome fashioned in bright orange to resemble Florida’s official state fruit and leading agricultural crop.
RICH’S TRIVIA: Kissimmee takes its name from the Calusa language and means “heaven’s place.” Dedicated in 1943, the 40-foot-high Monument of States is located in downtown Kissimmee. The Houston Astros return to Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee each year for Spring Training.
City of Kissimmee
101 North Church Street
Kissimmee, Florida 34741-5054
Other Orlando Areas
Altamonte Springs, Florida
Downtown Disney, Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Highway 192, Kissimmee, Florida
International Drive, Orlando, Florida
Lake Buena Vista, Florida