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The Cities and Communities of Hillsborough County, Florida

Apollo Beach

Balm, Bloomingdale, Brandon

Carrollwood, Carrollwood Village

Del Rio, Dover, Durant

East Lake-Orient Park, Egypt Lake

Fish Hawk, Fort Lonesome

Gibsonton, Greater Carrollwood


Lake Magdalene, Limona, Lithia, Lutz


Plant City

Riverview, Ruskin

Seffner, Summerfield, Sun City Center

Tampa, Temple Terrace, Thonotosassa, Town "n" Country, Turkey Creek



Westchase, West Park, Wimauma

*This list of cities may not be complete. The list may contain towns, cities, villages, boroughs, townships, ghost towns and other populated places.

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Information & Facts about Hillsborough County, Florida

The official Hillsborough County page

Hillsborough County history page from official site - has many pictures too

Here is another Hillsborough County history page

Hillsborough County was named for Lord Hillsborough, the British Colonial Secretary in 1772

The University of Florida site is the former Henderson Air Field

Hillsborough County was established in 1834.

Page of information for all county services

County government has a board of County commissioners and a county administrator as well as many other departments.

Hillsborough County Board of Education
Phone: (813) 272-4000

Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HARTline)

Education page for Hillsborough County

Government page for Hillsborough County (not official)

Hillsborough County Library System


Semi-tropical Climate
Average winter Temperature: 50-56 degrees F.
Average Summer Temperature: 82-90 degrees F..
Average yearly rainfall: 46.7 inches


Land area: 1,048 square miles
Water area: 24 square miles of inland water
Total land and water area: 1,072 square miles

Elevation: 0-170 feet above sea level
Latitude: 27.58' N.
Longitude: 82.32' W.
Location: 82 miles southwest of Orlando and 268 miles northwest of Miami

Population of County: 906,530 (1997)
Number of Households: 340,500 (1990)
Average new home price: $104,794
Per Capita personal income: $15,645 (1993)
Median Household EBI: $32,321 (1993)

Organizations & Groups

Tampa/Hillsborough Convention & Visitor's Center
Phone: 800-44-TAMPA

Greater Tampa Florida Chamber of Commerce
401 E. Jackson St. #2100
P.O. Box 420
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: 813-228-7777
Toll-free: 800-298-2672
Fax: 813-223-7899

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