Frequently Asked Questions

Ask the Commission

This is the place where you will be able to email the Town Commission a question and the answers will be posted here the following month.

Please send your question to Larry Blackwelder at

Q. What is the current Tax Millage Rate for Hillcrest Heights?
The 2015-2015 tax rate is 1.3788.

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“Rules of the Road”

Town Policies and important information about living in Hillcrest Heights.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Department is responsible for policing the town. For emergencies call 911 and for non-emergencies call 863/534-6200.

The Babson Park Fire Department is now manned 24 hours a day and the phone number is 863/679-4203.

The phone number for animal control is 888/275-8941 if you have a problem or see any animals around town not on a leash.

The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board revised the Modified Phase IV (or Critical) Water Shortage restrictions for potable water use in the Tampa Bay Water service area effective July 1, 2010. This includes Hillcrest Heights for Polk County Water Restrictions.

Demographic information on Hillcrest Heights, FL

Polk Property Appraiser Information


Please click on the map to see a larger image of the parcels that make up Hillcrest Heights, FL.

Click here to go to the Polk County Property Appraiser Web site for information on all parcels in Polk County.

Click on this link for a Hillcrest Heights Official Zoning Map

Related Resources

Southwest Florida Water Management District

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Just about any information you might want from the State of Florida.

All the information you want about Polk County Florida.