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Laurel Hill

Welcome to Laurel Hill, Florida.

There are 13 residential real estate listings for sale in Laurel Hill.
There are 0 commercial real estate listings for sale in Laurel Hill.
There are 0 vacant land real estate listings for sale in Laurel Hill.
There are 13 total real estate listings for sale in Laurel Hill.

15 Real Estate Listings Found

Displaying 1 to 10

1.   808885
3104 Corey Road, Laurel Hill
$44,900.00
1652 square feet, 3/2, 1986

2.   808811
104 Ben Ashley Road, Laurel Hill
$119,900.00
1550 square feet, 3/2, 1974

3.   808320
3400 Bonterra Drive, Laurel Hill
$3,799,000.00
9544 square feet, 5/6/3, 2007

4.   808206
22275 Hwy 331 N, Laurel Hill
$139,900.00
2000 square feet, 3/2, 1936

5.   805617
6452 Welannee Boulevard, Laurel Hill
$282,655.00
2495 square feet, 4/3, 2018

6.   804869
6624 Bill Lundy Road, Laurel Hill
$249,900.00
2700 square feet, 4/2, 1994

7.   804814
8080 Steel Mill Creek Road, Laurel Hill
$149,900.00
1540 square feet, 3/2, 1994

8.   804385
97 Parker Lane, Laurel Hill
$119,900.00
1668 square feet, 3/2, 1966

9.   803007
6480 Welannee Boulevard, Laurel Hill
$269,500.00
2674 square feet, 4/3, 2012

10.   802474
6440 Welannee Boulevard, Laurel Hill
$349,900.00
3060 square feet, 4/3, 2012


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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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