Welcome to Fort Meade
Relocating or visiting a new community can sometimes be tiresome as you establish your home. We've compiled a list of local services that we hope will help.
UTILITIES AND GARBAGE
Call (863) 285-1100 or visit City Hall at 8 W. Broadway Street and speak with a Customer Service Representative to set up a utility account or request a work order for special garbage pick-up. http://cityoffortmeade.com
PHONE AND INTERNET SERVICE
Bright House (866) 976-3279
CenturyLink (800) 788-3500 for new service or (800) 788-3600 for repair.
ComCast (866) 731-1853
Direct TV (800) 874-2396
Dish Network (800) 915-5627 for new activation or (877) 561-5074 for retail sales.
The Fort Meade Leader, (863) 533-4183
The Ledger (Lakeland), (863) 422-2667
Polk County Sheriff's Office - 15 First St. NW
Non-emergency, 8am - 5 pm: (863) 285-1100 ext. 2
Fort Meade Fire Department - 12 N. Albritton St.
Non-emergency: (863) 285-1100
Polk County EMS - Ninth St. NE
Non-emergency: (863) 519-7350
Physician - Favilli Family Practice Center - 251 N. Lanier Ave., (863) 285-7171
Dentist - C. Robert Fort, DMD - 330 E. Broadway St., (863) 285-7121
Veterinarian - Fort Meade Animal Clinic (Lori Shank, DVM) - 711 E. Broadway St., (863) 285-8652
Lewis Anna Woodbury Elementary http://lawallstarlions.com/
Lewis Campus (PreK-3rd) - 115 S. Oak Ave., (863) 285-1150
Anna Woodbury Campus (4th-5th) - 612 S. Charleston Ave., (863) 285-1133
Fort Meade Academy (Private - First Assembly of God) - 211 NE 8th St., (863) 285-7332 http://fortmeadeacademy.com/
Fort Meade Middle Senior High School (6th-12th) - 900 N. Edgewood Dr., (863) 285-1180 http://schools.polk-fl.net/fmmhs.com/
Adult Transition Center (Adult Ed, ESOL, GED) - 1002 NE Sixth St., (863) 285-1143 or 285-1148
Child Development Center (Pre-school) - 15 S. Pine Ave., (863) 285-9763
PARKS AND RECREATION
Fort Meade Community Center - 10 SW Third St., (863) 285-1111
Fort Meade Outdoor Recreation Area - US 98 E (one block east of Peace River Bridge) - Open Sunrise to Sunset
Patterson Park N US 17 (N Charleston) - Open Sunrise to Sunset
Polk County Baseball Complex - Corner of NE Ninth St and N. Edgewood Dr.
Tennis Courts - N. Edgewood Dr. (Fort Meade High School)
Frank S. Battle Field, Football Stadium - N. Edgewood Dr. (Fort Meade High School)
Heritage Park - N. Cleveland at NE Third St.
Anna Woodbury Baseball Park - 612 S Charleston Ave.
Lewis Campus Park - 115 S. Oak Ave.
FORT MEADE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Museum - 1 Tecumseh Ave., (863) 285-7474
Hours 10 a.m. - Noon, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday
75 E. Broadway St., (863) 285-8287
Monday - Friday
Summer: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Winter: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday - 9 a.m. - noon., Mon. - Wed. 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
MILITARY SERVICE CLUBS
American Legion Post #23, 825 N. Charleston Ave., Meet monthly 4th Tuesday, 6 p.m.
VFW Post # 11179, 29 N. Brown Ave., (cross RR, turn right) Meet monthly 2nd Tuesday.
TO KEEP UP WITH WHAT'S GOING ON IN AND AROUND FORT MEADE, VISIT www.fortmeadelifestyles.iconosites.com