Ormond Beach is located in the northeastern part of the state of Florida and a city in Volusia County. It sits along the Halifax River, which is a lagoon that was separated from the Atlantic by a barrier of beaches, and the Atlantic Ocean, and is adjacent to the Daytona Beach on the south part. The area is primarily developed as a resort, the area has several miles that are composed of compact white sand and wherein a part of the beach that extends southward and continues along the Atlantic coast to the inlet of Ponce de Leon. In the 18th and early part of the 19th century, the sugarcane plantations were established. The site was then settled by a colony from Connecticut and called it New Britain. After the town was incorporated, it was then renamed after James Ormond.' The city is tucked in the Halifax River lagoon, which is connected to the Tomoka River. It is one of the best places to stay in that County, with its above average public schools, dense suburban feel, diverse community, and great housing options. More that 41,200 people live in Ormond Beach, and approximately 74% of the population own their homes. The city’s median home value is $176,900, which is slightly lower than the national average of $184,700. Most residents have a conservative outlook on life. Vacationers will never run out of things to do and places to visit in Ormond Beach. Those who love nature will find paradise at the picturesque Tomoka State Park, stunning Bulow Creek State Park, scenic North Peninsula State Park, and gorgeous Ormond Scenic Loop & Trail. For breathtaking coastal views and fun water activities, visit the Cassen Park and AI Weeks Sr, North Shore Park.
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