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Here are the 9 lakes we have listed within USA > South > Florida > South - compared by Largest Lakes - Acres.

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Lake Name Area in acres Lake Description
Lake Okeechobee
(Florida, USA)
451,000 Lake Okeechobee Pictures Lake Okeechobee Message Forums With over 451,000 blue, watery acres, Lake Okeechobee is a lake with many titles. It is, by surface acreage, the largest lake in Florida. It also holds the distinction of being the fourth-largest lake wholly contained within the USA. (Lake Michigan, Alaska's Lake Iliamna, and Great Salt Lake are larger.) ...
Lake Istokpoga
(Florida, USA)
27,692 Lake Istokpoga Pictures Lake Istokpoga Message Forums Lake Istokpoga, located in Highlands County, is Florida's fifth largest lake and stretches out over 27,692 Florida acres. With a maximum length of 10 miles and a maximum width of 5 miles, the lake provides many nooks and crannies for exploration. The lake's name, Istokpoga, derives from the Seminole ...
Lake June in Winter
(Florida, USA)
3,700 Lake June in Winter Pictures Also known as: Lake June, Lake Stearns
Lake June in Winter, often referred to simply as Lake June, is a 3,504 acre freshwater lake in the Lake Placid area of south-central Florida. Formerly known as Lake Stearns, the multi-recreational lake is the second largest in Highlands County, Florida. In the early 1920s the Lake Childs Company ...
Lake Wales Ridge and Crooked Lake
(Florida, USA)
3,552 Lake Wales Ridge and Crooked Lake Pictures Lake Wales Ridge and Crooked Lake Message Forums Also known as: Lake Caloosa
Remnants of desert sea islands 2.3 million years old host the hundreds of lakes along Florida's Lake Wales Ridge. This large area encompasses a broad swath across the East Central, West Central and South Florida tourism regions. Called the 'spine' of the Florida peninsula, the ancient Lake Wales Ridge ...
Lake Placid
(Florida, USA)
3,320 Lake Placid Pictures Lake Placid Message Forums Lake Placid is a large sandy-bottom, freshwater lake located in south central Florida. The lake is ideally located between the Gulf and Atlantic Coasts and less than two hours from all the major Orlando-based attractions. The area is teeming with lakes and natural beauty. In fact, the greater Lake ...
Lake Trafford
(Florida, USA)
1,515 Lake Trafford Pictures Lake Trafford Message Forums Lake Trafford, a 1500-acre lake in Florida's southwest region, is an example of ecological revitalization; its demise was arrested and reversed in just a few years. Lake Trafford was dying, much to the dismay of local residents and visitors who had enjoyed its fishery and diverse wildlife. The lake ...
Lake Huntley
(Florida, USA)
680 Lake Huntley Pictures Lake Huntley Message Forums They are sipping tea, watching the sun set across beautiful Lake Huntley and counting their emerging lucky stars. They were looking for a place to stay in the Lake Placid area of south Florida. When they found the vacation rental on Lake Huntley they decided to give it a try. With its beautiful water ...
Lake Sebring
(Florida, USA)
494 Lake Sebring Pictures Lake Sebring Message Forums Also known as: Sebring Lake
Lake Sebring in Highlands County has been a Florida tourism destination since 1912. Wealthy businessman George Sebring came here from Ohio on a fishing trip and decided to buy the area that is now the town of Sebring. By 1912, his plans were well-underway in developing the town. Lake Sebring is not ...
Deep Lake
(Florida, USA)
2 Deep Lake Message Forums Fish and other water-loving animals glide just beneath the surface of water that plunges 98 feet deep. Florida royal palms and patches of cypress trees adorn the shoreline. Big blocks of limestone, characteristic of Florida's karst topography, line the circumference. Deep Lake is one of Florida's sinkholes ...
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