POLK COUNTY'S
 OLDEST CITY

Remembering the Past, Embracing the Future



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.
Residential: www.centurylinkdeals.com 

ComCast (866) 731-1853

Direct TV (800) 874-2396

Dish Network (800) 915-5627 for new activation or (877) 561-5074 for retail sales.

 

 

NEWSPAPERS

The Fort Meade Leader, (863) 533-4183

The Ledger (Lakeland), (863) 422-2667

 

PUBLIC SAFETY

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

 

 

MEDICAL SERVICES

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

 

SCHOOLS

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

    http://fortmeadeflmuseum.iconosites.com

 

PUBLIC LIBRARY

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