Lake Ruth, Bartow, Florida

Lake Ruth, Bartow, Florida
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Lake Ruth, Bartow

 

Bartow, which was incorporated in 1882, is situated between Orlando and Tampa. The city has become the second largest city in Polk County as its land area had quadrupled over the past few years. Despite the growth, Bartow is still able to maintain a hometown feel. The place was named after Francis S. Bartow. He was the first confederate officer who died during the American civil war.


Bartow city, also called "The City of Oaks", lies to the east of the Tampa Bay area is Central Florida.

It makes up the Lakeland-Winter Haven Metropolitan Statistical Area. There are a number of historic buildings and landmarks in Bartow. One of which is the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church located along East Stanford Street. It was built in 1926 in the Neogothic style of architecture. It is one of the largest churches in the City.


A unique destination is Lake Ruth, which is in Polk County. It is a popular spot for fishing. Visitors are encouraged to consult with local guides before fishing. People who go to Lake Ruth are invited to write about their fishing experience to a website for anglers called Fishing Works that aims to promote the

lake as an excellent fishing spot.


Tourists coming to Bartow can extend their exploration to nearby cities to visit places such as the Cypress Gardens Adventure Park and the Florida Flywheelers Antique Engine and Tractor Club.

 
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