Lake Hollingsworth

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Lake Hollingsworth
Location Lakeland, Polk County, Florida
Coordinates 28°01′26″N 81°56′39″W / 28.02376°N 81.94427°W / 28.02376; -81.94427
Primary outflows Peace River, Saddle Creek[1]
Basin countries United States
Surface area 350 acres (1.4 km2)[1]
Settlements Lakeland, Florida

Lake Hollingsworth is a lake located near the center of the City of Lakeland, Florida. Its area is 350 acres (1.4 km2).[1] The lake is located just east of South Florida Avenue and west of Bartow Road.[1] Lake Hollingsworth Drive and a path for walking are located along the entire circumference of the lake.

Florida Southern College is located on the north side of the lake, and from the path, an observer can see several of the buildings on campus designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright.[2] The lake is also a popular site for birdwatching, and some of the most commonly seen birds are roseate spoonbills, white pelicans, black-bellied plovers, and long-billed dowitchers.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Polk County Water Atlas". University of South Florida. Retrieved 2010-09-21. 
  2. ^ a b "Lake Hollingsworth, Lakeland, FL". Central Florida Bird Watcher's. Retrieved 2010-09-21.