Relocation Tools & Community Information

Here is some helpful information for those relocating to our area. Below you will find utility providers, local schools, driver’s license change information, vehicle tags and more!


CITY OF WINTER HAVEN
Provides water, sewer and garbage services for Winter Haven. (863-291-5678) Deposit is $95. Provides water and sewer services for surrounding areas and Garden Grove. Deposit is $115. A $42.20 processing fee applies for all new accounts. Letter of credit from previous utility is accepted in lieu of deposit. Deposit with interest is returned upon request after two years. Website: www.mywinterhaven.com

POLK COUNTY UTILITIES
Polk County provides water and sewer services for unincorporated areas of the county (863-534-6039). Deposit for both is $70, plus a $15 fee. For water service only deposit is $30, plus the $15 fee. The minimum monthly service charge for water is $8.16 and for sewer, $33.90. (863-298-4100) Website: www.polk-county.net

TAMPA ELECTRIC COMPANY
TECO serves Auburndale, Eagle Lake, Lake Alfred, Mulberry, Polk City and Winter Haven (863-299-0800). For non-service matters (888-228-1150). Deposit is generally $215. Deposit earns 6.5 percent interest a year (after first six months) and will be returned after two years of service with good standing. Website: www.tampaelectric.com

DUKE ENERGY
Duke Energy serves unincorporated areas of Polk County (800-700-8744) Website: www.progress-energy.com

CENTRAL FLORIDA GAS CO.
Natural gas service for all areas of the county (863-293-2125) Website: www.fpuc.com

VERIZON / FRONTIER (Phone, Internet and Cable)
888-481-0526 Website: www.frontier.com

BRIGHTHOUSE (Phone, Internet and Cable)
866-967-EASY

REFUSE / GARBAGE COLLECTION
City of Winter Haven (863-291-5756) or Polk County (863-284-4319)

WINKS MOVING (LOCAL MOVERS)
Local movers (863-292-8900)

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK
Local and long distance movers (863-594-1002) Website: www.twomenandatruck.com

POST OFFICES
111 W. Central Avenue (863-299-7824)  and 1401 1st Street N (863-293-5370)

DRIVER’S LICENSES
863-421-3202

TAG AGENCY
863-293-5551 Website: www.polktaxes.com

SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE
800-772-1213

WINTER HAVEN ECONOMIC COUNCIL
863-837-5280 – http://www.whedc.com/

WINTER HAVEN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
http://www.winterhavenchamber.com/

POLK COUNTY SCHOOLS
http://www.polk-fl.net/