The town of Windermere is also known as the Town amongst the Lakes as it sits in the center of the Lake Butler Chain of Lakes.
The Downtown area has the classic of old town charm of Florida with both cobbled and unpaved streets leading to the lakes. The streets are purposely unpaved to prevent runoff of anything into the pristine chain of lakes.
Although the town itself covers only 2 square miles, Windermere has expanded dramatically in the last few years along with the expansion of West Orange County.