City of Bartow, Florida

Known as the “City of Oaks and Azaleas,” Bartow is the county seat and home to more than 17,000 residents. Formerly driven by phosphate, cattle and citrus, Bartow’s economy has expanded to include a number of high-tech businesses and light manufacturing.

Key Contacts:

City Phone: (863) 534-0100
City Website:
Chamber of Commerce:
Bartow Economic Development Council:


City of Bartow Demographic Profile

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