Hillsborough county is a place rich in history and culture. Every year they celebrate Jose Gaspar’s pirate invasion with a big boat flotilla to the city and then the bead throwing parade from floats filled with pirates! The City of Ybor brings you back in time with it’s old cigar factories and Spanish restaurants like the “Columbia Restaurant” who have been serving South Tampa since 1905! Or the classic destination restaurant “Berns Steak” which was opened in 1956 and is a true classic steak house and boasts an incredibly huge wine list. There are also many music venues, with a night life to rival Miami!
For sports fans Hillsborough County has a fantastic football stadium the boasts the Super Bowl Champions the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Stanley Cup winning Tampa Bay Lightening!!
From Riverwalk to Harborside to the Hillsborough River there is plenty of waterfront to enjoy what Florida is known for also.
You can also enjoy the theme parks like Busch Gardens and Adventure Island.
Hillsborough’s high schools rank among the best schools across the state and the entire nation. Some of the high performing schools include Plant High School and Newsome High School. Hillsborough County is also home to some of Florida’s well-regarded colleges and universities, including the University of South Florida, Hillsborough Community College, and the University of Tampa.
- Population: 1,408,566 (2017 census)
- 4th Most Populous County in Florida
- Founded: January 25, 1834
- County Seat: Tampa
Service Locations for Hillsborough County
- South Tampa
- Harbor Island
- Davis Island
- Town N Country
- New Tampa
- Apollo Beach
- Plant City
- Sun City
- Temple Terrace
- Seminole Heights
- Riverview Heights
- Palma Ceia
- Ybor City
- Hyde Park/Soho