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Venus, Florida
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Florida
County Highlands County
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 863

Venus is an unincorporated community in southeastern Highlands County, Florida, United States.

Lake Placid is the nearest town to the north. Palmdale, another unincorporated community, is to the south. Hunting and fishing are popular recreations.

The Venus Project has its research center located here, and is derived from the name of the community.

Tropical Storm Debby

On June 24, 2012, Venus was struck by an EF0 tornado spawned by Tropical Storm Debby, resulting in one death and property damage.

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