As a community leader, the Chamber is a great resource for providing information about the localities we serve.
The Volusia County Division of Economic Development assists business owners and works collaboratively with local stakeholders. The division provides assistance at no cost to businesses with the desire and potential for growth within Volusia County.
The Division can help start-ups, second-stage, or maturing businesses directly or refer owners to other qualified organizations. Our economic development ‘ecosystem’ is focused on creating higher value, higher wage jobs. For more information, visit the Volusia County website.
Learn more about the communities we serve.
DeLand, located in Volusia County, Florida, is one of the state’s small town treasures. DeLand is the county seat as well as a college town, with Stetson University’s campus classified as a National Historic District. The downtown, lined with notable gift shops and restaurants, has been recognized as a national Mainstreet program. Special events focus on culture and the arts, history, hospitality and lifestyle.
Tree-shaded streets adorned with handsome homes cocoon the campus of Florida’s oldest private college, Stetson University. Stetson’s presence enhances the community’s rich cultural offerings with theater, recitals, museums and a vibrant speakers program.
Make sure to check out the DeLand website for many more details about all the exciting happenings! Businesses in DeLand can find quite a bit of useful information by checking out the business section of the DeLand website.
Economic development information in regard to things like incentive programs, grants, community development, tax abatement guidelines and more can be found in the economic development section.
From one end of the city to another, DeLand is filled with beautiful, relaxing parks and fun, energizing complexes and facilities. Check out Candlelight Oaks park or the Chipper Jones Family Little League Complex on your lunch break or on the weekend with family. Choose one of five museums to tour or plan to take part in one of 101 other fascinating things to do in DeLand.
As every business person knows, it can sometimes be difficult to find appropriate parking in any downtown area. Make it easier on yourself by downloading this parking map to help you navigate the area more efficiently!
The City of DeBary is known for its warm and friendly hometown atmosphere. DeBary has thousands of oak trees, is a Bird Sanctuary, and has an extensive park system. Located on the northern shore of the beautiful St. John’s River, it is the gateway to southwestern Volusia county, with direct access to I-4 and U.S. Highway 17-92 and serves as a corridor between Orlando, Sanford, Daytona Beach. DeBary has been incorporated since December 31, 1993 and has a population of 19,320 within an area of 25 square miles.
Information on Economic Development in DeBary can be found on this page.
From an F-15 Eagle aircraft at Memorial Park to Power Park on Serena Rd, there is much to entertain and relax you in DeBary. Check out all the area parks and recreation spots.
If you want to find out more about scheduled events, take a look at the DeBary activities calendar and make sure to coordinate your calendar so that you can participate!
Deltona is diverse with cultures and citizens that come together as one to keep their City beautiful, safe and well informed. The City’s official flower is the Red Ruffle Azalea, and the Florida Scrub Jay, the City’s official bird, is abundant throughout the City as well. Deltona came into being as a City in 1995, and is changing and improving daily. With almost 90,000 residents, people of all ages are accommodated with social/sports events to fill their days and reach out to others.
Be sure to navigate throughout the WebPage for valuable information. Also, the City operates a 24-hour government access t.v. channel (DTV) through Channel 199 on BrightHouse Networks. The City’s Emergency Radio Station is at 1610 AM. The WebPage, DTV channel, and radio station offer a multitude of opportunities to stay informed about activities and issues throughout Deltona!
As a business owner, you can find out more about Deltona’s Economic Development plans and policies by visiting the business section on the official Deltona website. They have put together an extremely helpful “Business Resources” page to help you find statistical data, economical indicators, link to other helpful organizations, business structure information and so much more.
When you need to take a break from the daily grind, get outside and visit one of the beautiful Deltona Parks! Find a beautiful spot for a picnic, participate in one of the adult sports teams, or take a class. Parks are open from sunrise to sunset – come on out and enjoy! For information about facilities, fees, recreation programs, reservations, permitting special events and specific rules and regulations, please call Wes Crile Park at (386) 789-7218.
Give back to your community by volunteering! There are so many opportunities to pitch in and help Deltona grow, such as volunteering at the Veteran’s Museum.
The City of Lake Helen, known as “The Gem of Florida,” is located in west Volusia County immediately off of Interstate 4 (in between Orlando and Daytona Beach). The city is under 5 square miles and population under 3,000.
Founded by Henry DeLand and named after his daughter, the City was intended as one of the prettiest and most pleasant towns in Florida. Lake Helen preserves a small-town character, with historic architectures, tree lined roads and lush vegetation.
Lake Helen’s old Florida rural town feel along with its proximity to Interstate 4 makes it the perfect location – within minutes you can have access to head into Orlando or East to the beaches.
Visit Lake Helen’s website and learn why it is known as the Gem of Florida!
Orange City is proud of its small town ambiance, while offering all the amenities necessary for today’s fast-paced lifestyle. Residents are fortunate to have some of the safest and most affordable neighborhoods in Volusia County. One can choose to live in a single-family home, manufactured home, condominiums or even rental apartments.
Because of its desirable location in Volusia County, several gated communities are being developed in the area. Within the City of Orange City there are many homes that are graced with medium and estate-sized lots. These lots have many large trees, which helped Orange City to become designated as “Tree City USA.”
Check out just how much there is to see and do by visiting the Orange City Calendar. Make sure to save the date for all the fun activities!
Find out more about the many business opportunities available within Orange City by going over to the Orange City website. You can find some useful information about the Volusia County Economic Development Department also.
From nature walking trails to shuffleboard, from a splash pad to lighted tennis courts, you can certainly find what you need for exercise and entertainment in Orange City. Check out the parks and recreation information on our website.