Kissimmee is a city in Osceola County. It´s located in central Florida and just south of Orlando. The population in the 2010 census recorded 59,682. The city was originally named Allandale after the Confederate Major J.H. Allen who operated one of the first cargo steamboats in the Kissimmee River-the Mary Belle. It was incorporated as a city in 1883 and was renamed Kissimmee. The name came from “Cacema” a Native American name meaning “long water”. Hamilton Disston built a 4 million acre drainage which contributed to the growth of the city. Disston had contracted with the state of Florida to drain it´s southern lands for which he would own half of the land that was successfully drained. This contract made him the largest single landowner in the United States.
The city of Kissimmee has a total of 17.32 square miles. The months of July through September are the rainy season in Central Florida. Most of the houses and businesses have a seamless gutter system installed. Most gutter companies actually recommend seamless gutters because no seems means no leaks. There are a lot of do it yourself gutter systems. But if you live in Kissimmee and know how rough the rainy season is, then you should hire a professionsal gutter company.