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Winter Springs was almost called Semoran

A late bloomer relative to its neighbors, Winter Springs went through some growing pains including an intense debate over what its name should be.

Lake Jesup near Central Winds Park. — City of Winter Springs

Nestled peacefully along the marshy south shore of Lake Jesup, Winter Springs is regularly listed as one of the best places to live in Florida. Its…




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Jason Byrne

Jason Byrne

CTO @ Echelon Fitness. Founder of MileSplit. Entrepreneur, technology executive, historian, writer, Christian, family man, and track & field fan.

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