Sebring


Sebring

      city, seat (1921) of Highlands county, south-central Florida, U.S. The city encircles Lake Jackson and is situated about 70 miles (110 km) southeast of Tampa. Founded and laid out on a circular plan in 1911 by George E. Sebring, an Ohio ceramics manufacturer, the city is now the processing and shipping centre for nearby citrus groves and cattle ranches. Manufacturing, including fertilizer and plastics, is also important. Sebring Regional Airport, Sebring International Raceway, and an industrial park have been developed on the site of Hendricks Field, formerly a U.S. Army air base. The area is a popular retirement spot. The 12 Hours of Sebring, an annual sports car endurance race, is held in March. Highlands Hammock State Park is just southwest of the city. Inc. 1913. Pop. (1990) 8,900; (2000) 9,667.

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