Hardee County History

Born in the mid-1800s from the forts erected against the Indian attacks, the central Florida soil that comprises Hardee County today is some of the richest in the world. We are one of the country’s top prime agricultural centers – our abundant produce and prize-winning livestock bring top dollar, our sweet Valencia oranges in constant demand. It’s a legacy of success that’s made Hardee County one of a kind.

“Quality of life” takes on new meaning in a setting where children can walk to neighborhood schools, housing is affordable and appealing, businesses enjoy minimal overhead and optimal labor force and the pace stays somewhere between smooth and steady.

Life in Hardee County means land, lots of it – some 500,000 acres. It means clean air, clean water, safe streets, friendly neighbors, affordable living and “hometown” fun. It’s this one-of-a-kind life that unites the over 28,000 residents of Hardee County in our effort to at once enhance and ensure all this heartland haven has to offer.

THURS, OCT 22, 2015

Join us Thursday, October 22nd at the Wauchula Train Depot at 135 E Main St for our October Member Luncheon. This will be an important luncheon as we will be electing our 2015-16 officers. Please plan to attend.

Cost of lunch is $10. Guests of members are welcome! RSVP by the 20th to: 863.773.6967 or director@hardeecc.com

Mark Your Calendars:
Thurs, October 22nd @ Noon
Wauchula Train Depot - 135 E Main St


Diego Fallon, Inc.
Samaritan's Touch Care Center
Comcast Business
Cricket Wireless
Nickerson Brothers, LLC
Karlson Law Group
Vocational Rehabilitation


Ables & Craig, PA
Graham Income Tax Service
Rehab Consultants of West Central Florida
Hardee Athletic Foundations

Millennium Partners

Commercial Trade Partner

Friend Partners

  • Dr. Barbara Carlton
  • South Fort Meade Land Management


The Hardee County Chamber of Commerce is now searching for an Executive Director. Click the link below for a complete job description. Interested applicants should submit a resume to director@hardeecc.com.
Executive Director Job Description.pdf
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