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DeBary FL Real Estate

Tucked away on the northern banks of Florida's St. Johns River near Lake Monroe is DeBary, FL. DeBary has been described as a "warm and friendly" city filled with charm and character.

Local residents enjoy oak tree lined streets, a bird sanctuary, and an extensive parks system featuring 12 community parks. DeBary real estate choices range from quaint starter homes to more stately homes along the river.

DeBary's location in southwestern Volusia County provides easy access to Orlando and Daytona Beach via Interstate 4 and US Highway 17-92.

Incorporated in 1993, DeBary, FL is a growing community with approximately 18,620 residents in a city of about 25 square miles.

Come to "The River City" to truly understand what living in Florida is all about.

Originally, DeBary was home to a nomadic people known as the Timucuan Indians. They flocked to the area because of its access to fresh water and abundance of fish. Although Florida officially became an American territory in 1821, settlement here was slow. DeBary is named for its founder, Samuel Fredrick deBary. In 1871, deBary purchased 400 acres and constructed a hunting lodge named, "DeBary Hall" attracting notable visitors, including Presidents Grant and Cleveland. Today, DeBary Hall is open for public touring.

DeBary city officials are committed to helping its residents grow and prosper. A variety of real estate choices are available to suit the growing needs of the city's residents. You may find simple single-family DeBary homes for sale, condos and townhouses, upscale golf and country club community homes as well as elegant luxury houses and homes along the riverside.

DeBary, FL is a bustling city with nearly 19,000 residents. Its growth over the years has helped establish DeBary as a prime hub for regional commuters. In fact, a new SunRail station was opened in 2014, offering an easy commute to Orlando and other regional communities.

Throughout DeBary and the surrounding Volusia County, the local workforce has access to a number of major industries for employment opportunities. Locally, the top industries include medical, education, and government. Some of the top Volusia County employers include: Volusia County School Board, County of Volusia, Florida State Government and Dayton State College. The city proudly supports small businesses and those with an entrepreneurial spirit. Its location along a major state corridor, coupled with access to a competitive workforce fed by six regional colleges, makes it an ideal location to start a new business or relocate an existing one.

Debary, FL prides itself on being a city that emphasizes community spirit and community services. Get outside and explore the river with a St. John's River Eco Boat Tour. Continue an adventure of family-fun in the Florida sunshine with a trip to Gemini Springs Park. It's an ideal space to explore the great outdoors, whether it is hitting the trails or bringing your pup to the dog park. Other top-rated Debary attractions include the DeBary Hall Historic Site, Lake Monroe Park, and the Debary Golf and Country Club.

Find a home in DeBary, FL with Watson Realty Corp. Watson Realty Corp is a locally owned company with over 40 years' experience in the local real estate market.