DeLand, located in Volusia County, Florida, is one of the state’s small town treasures. DeLand is the county seat as well as a college town, with Stetson University’s campus classified as a National Historic District. The downtown, lined with notable gift shops and restaurants, has been recognized as a national Mainstreet program. Special events focus on culture and the arts, history, hospitality and lifestyle.
Tree-shaded streets adorned with handsome homes cocoon the campus of Florida's oldest private college, Stetson University. Stetson's presence enhances the community's rich cultural offerings with theater, recitals, museums and a vibrant speakers program.