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The city of Inverness, Florida was originally named Tompkinsville. Settlement of the area dates back to 1868. A. D. Tompkins, later known as Uncle Alf, started the community. To attract newcomers to the town, he established mail service and helped erect the first saw mill in the county. He also gave his brother-in-law, Frank M. Dampier, Sr., a lot to build a store, with Dampier becoming the first merchant in town. Dampier is credited with laying out the town and naming it Tompkinsville.

Not many years later, the town of Tompkinsville was sold to a firm in Jacksonville and the name was changed to Inverness. According to the late historian Mary McRae of Homosassa, Inverness got its name from a lonely Scotsman, far away from his home, who gazed upon the blue waters of the Native American-named Tsala Apopka Lake and thought the area looked like the headlands and lochs of Inverness, Scotland, deserving the name Inverness. Inver is a Gaelic word meaning “mouth of the river”, and through the city flows the River Ness, originating from Loch Ness. Since the city lies at the foot of one of the chain of lakes in Citrus County, Inverness seemed an appropriate name. Per official city documentation, Inverness was incorporated on March 6, 1917.

Downtown Inverness Florida

Downtown Inverness Florida

Over twelve downtown buildings have been recognized by the historic plaque program and are presently active places for business. Central Business Development Grants have helped to retain the historic character of the city. In 1961 the historic courthouse downtown was used to film the courtroom scene of “Follow that Dream” featuring Elvis Presley.

The City has been designated a Gateway Community by the Florida Trail Association. Since 1995, Inverness has been recognized as a Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation and the US Forestry Service. In 2009, Inverness was awarded the national title of “City of the Year” by the Veterans honor organization the Forty & Eight.

The last full weekend in October is reserved for the Great American Cooterfestival, named after the Florida cooter turtle. A family focused event of music, games, crafts and more is held at the adjoining Liberty and Wallace Brooks Parks on Lake Henderson.

Since 1971 the first weekend in November marks the Festival of the Arts, a juried fine art show that has grown to include over 100 artists. Inverness Florida is an idyllic place to live.

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224 Results Price (high to low)
36
$1,200,000 For Sale
9639 E Moccasin Slough Road
Inverness, FL 34450
5 beds, 4 baths | Single Family Home
8,665 sq ft; lot: 135.68 acres
44
$899,000 For Sale
4 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
6,175 sq ft; lot: 2.61 acres
15
$649,000 For Sale
10 S Tabitha Path
Inverness, FL 34451
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,736 sq ft; lot: 79.5 acres
35
$569,000 For Sale
1423 N Lagoon Point
Inverness, FL 34453
4 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
4,872 sq ft; lot: 40.94 acres
50
$499,999 For Sale
115 S Hunting Lodge Drive
Inverness, FL 34453
4 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
3,470 sq ft; lot: 15682 sq ft
15
$499,000 For Sale
417 N Apopka Avenue
Inverness, FL 34450
3 beds, 2 baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,503 sq ft; lot: 12632 sq ft
50
$485,000 For Sale
1724 E Ridgeline Path
Inverness, FL 34453
3 beds, 3 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
5,845 sq ft; lot: 2.66 acres
48
$484,000 For Sale
1430 S Waterview Drive
Inverness, FL 34450
3 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
2,436 sq ft; lot: 0.6 acres
41
$449,900 For Sale
593 N Cherry Pop Drive
Inverness, FL 34453
4 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
6,556 sq ft; lot: 1 acre
22
$439,900 For Sale
5138 S Pointe Drive
Inverness, FL 34450
4 beds, 4 baths | Single Family Home
5,566 sq ft; lot: 18295 sq ft
50
$435,000 New For Sale
2794 E Hampshire Street
Inverness, FL 34453
3 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
5,980 sq ft; lot: 2.65 acres
1
$429,900 For Sale
161 N Man O War Drive
Inverness, FL 34453
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,647 sq ft; lot: 0.96 acres
50
$422,730 For Sale
8989 E Sweetwater Drive
Inverness, FL 34450
4 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
5,259 sq ft; lot: 7.5 acres
50
$399,900 For Sale
9440 E Baymeadows Drive
Inverness, FL 34450
6 beds, 5 baths | Single Family Home
5,638 sq ft; lot: 0.61 acres
43
$384,900 For Sale
1431 S Tranquil Point
Inverness, FL 34450
3 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,249 sq ft; lot: 16988 sq ft
46
$369,000 For Sale
10759 S Flutter Terrace
Inverness, FL 34452
4 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
3,289 sq ft; lot: 3.58 acres
29
$364,900 For Sale
428 N Spend A Buck Drive E
Inverness, FL 34453
4 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
4,396 sq ft; lot: 1.05 acres
50
$355,000 For Sale
7740 E Breckenridge Loop
Inverness, FL 34450
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
2,147 sq ft; lot: 1.03 acres
49
$354,000 For Sale
4802 E Connell Lake Drive
Inverness, FL 34453
3 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
3,409 sq ft; lot: 1.08 acres
25
$349,900 For Sale
155 S Paladinn Circle #1G
Inverness, FL 34453
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
3,140 sq ft; lot: 0.68 acres

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