Lake Placid is a town in Highlands County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 2,223 and in 2017 the estimated population was 2,269. It is part of the Sebring Micropolitan Statistical Area. The town has two nicknames: "Town of Murals" and "The Caladium Capital of the World".
Lake Istokpoga is a 26,762.9-acre freshwater lake in Highlands County, Florida. It is fed by two creeks, Arbuckle Creek and Josephine Creek. The oblong-shaped lake is approximately 5 miles wide by 10 miles long. It is considered the fifth largest lake in the state of Florida. Lake Clay, on the north edge of Lake Placid, Florida, has a surface area of 353.33-acre.
Lake Clay is almost completely surrounded by residences. Only a few small grassy undeveloped areas exist around the lake. Blue Lake, a small round lake, is 610 feet west of Lake Clay. Lake Huntley is a mid-size 680 acre lake located on the southeast side of Lake Placid, Florida.
Lake Huntley is a typical ‘ridge lake’ which are characterized by clear water, sandy bottoms and low nutrient loads.