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Dundee

Polk County

Year Founded: 1925

History

When the railroad was built from Haines City down to Sebring, Dundee was the first new town to be platted along the line and the first site to have a depot erected. William W. Shepard, who organized the Florida Highlands Company, began development of the town about 1911. The name of the town was obviously taken from that of the famous town in Scotland.

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