Kissimmee has a long and robust history and was infamously known as the nation's first bar to accommodate cowboys on horseback. That's right, Kissimmee was known for being the catalyst for the cattle industry. Since it's incorporation in 1883, Kissimmee has seen many changes in it's time.
From a small trading outpost on the banks of Lake Tohopekaliga named Allendale, grew the city we now know as Kissimmee, the county seat of Osceola County. Residents of Kissimmee and Osceola County enjoy a lower tax rate than it's neighboring Orange County. Homeowners who want to enjoy Lake Nona but prefer to be on a more strict budget can purchase in any of the newest developments off Boggy Creek Road and be just minutes from Medical City and all that Lake Nona has to offer.
The housing market is a bit more reasonable in Kissimme than Orlando and is a viable option for growing families. first time homebuyers and empty nesters. It is also an excellent location for those who want to work at any of the theme parks. Kissimmee also offers Bass fishing tournaments at Lake Toho and has been the home of numerous waterfront events for the entire family. One of the main features of the city is two sister communities, Bellalago a waterfront residential complex and Solivita, a national top rated 55+ community. Kissimme has much to offer and a lot of heart rooted deep in it's history.