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First United Methodist Church

First United Methodist Church is located in Downtown Wauchula Florida.

The church opened in 1910. Rev. J. L. Griffitts was the first pastor of the new Methodist church and he was instrumental in improving and renovating the church being completed sometime before 1917. These changes included electric lights, a metal ceiling, and the iconic pressed red bricks.

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Wauchula Airport

Wauchula Municipal Airport is close to downtown Wauchula is the

The new airport was opened in September of 1983. The original airport was located east of the city.

It is owned by the City of Wauchula and serves many local business. This airport also provides flight training, aircraft fueling, repair and storage.

Runway: 18/36

Dimensions: 4005 x75 ft. / 1221 x 23 m   paved

Other airports close by include the Sebring Airport and Lake Wales Airport.

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Downtown Wauchula Florida

Downtown Wauchula Shopping

Downtown Wauchula Shopping

Downtown Wauchula shopping and dining in Downtown Wauchula Florida.

While shopping and dining you can stroll the streets of downtown Wauchula and take in the towns the quite charm.

Downtown Wauchula Florida is the center of activity for businesses, visitors and local community events. With it’s friendly small town appeal Wauchula Florida is a great place to live, work, shop and visit.

It is only 30 minutes from Sebring and just an hour to the coast and bigger cities such as Tampa and Orlando.

Downtown Wauchula

Downtown Wauchula City

Wauchula Florida is the county seat of Hardee county.

It is located on highway US 17 in close proximity to many major metropolitan areas in central florida.

Downtown Wauchula Florida continues to grow and develop adding beauty to the parks and streets while keeping the original warmth and charm of the town.

Sebring Races

Only a 30 minute drive from Downtown Wauchula Florida is the 12 Hours of Sebring held in March of each year at the Sebring Regional Airport (  The airport is located east of the city.

This picture was taken at the start of the race in 2005.  For more pictures goto