Pasco County is located on the Gulf Coast of Florida. The county seat is located in Dade City, however, the largest city in Pasco is New Port Richey. The county was established in June - 1887.
Pasco, along with Hernando, Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties, are considered to be the Tampa-St.Petersburg-Clearwater Metropolitan Statistical Area. Citrus County is to the North of Pasco and Polk County is to the east.
Pasco has a total area of 867.95 square miles, of which 744.85 square miles is land and 123.10 square miles is water.
Located just 30 miles north of the City of Tampa and 50 miles west of Orlando, Pasco offers residents and visitors easy access to a variety of things to do in West Central Florida - via major highways, airports, railway lines and seaport.
Adjacent counties to Pasco include:
- Hernando County, Florida - north
- Sumter County, Florida - northeast
- Polk County, Florida - southeast
- Hillsborough County, Florida - south
- Pinellas County, Florida – southwest
Incorporated communities in Pasco County include:
- City of Dade City
- City of New Port Richey
- City of Port Richey
- City of San Antonio
- Town of St. Leo
- City of Zephyrhills
Unincorporated census designated places in Pasco include:
- Bayonet Point
- Beacon Square
- Crystal Springs
- Dade City North
- Heritage Pines
- Jasmine Estates
- Key Vista
- Land O’ Lakes
- Meadow Oaks
- Moon Lake
- New Port Richey East
- Pasadena Hills
- Quail Ridge
- River Ridge
- Shady Hills
- Wesley Chapel
- Zephyrhills North
- Zephyrhills South
- Zephyrhills West
Unincorporated Pasco communities/not census designated places include:
- Gulf Harbors
- Hudson Beach
- Seven Springs
- Saint Joseph
Pasco County Zip Codes include:
- 33523 DadeCity
- 33525 DadeCity
- 33537 Lacoochee
- 33539 Zephyrhills
- 33540 Zephyrhills
- 33541 Zephyrhills
- 33543 Wesley Chapel
- 33544 Wesley Chapel
- 33545 Wesley Chapel
- 33556 Odessa
- 33576 San Antonio
- 34610 Spring Hill
- 34639 Land O Lakes
- 34638 Land O Lakes
- 34637 Land O Lakes
- 34652 New Port Richey
- 34653 New Port Richey
- 34654 New Port Richey
- 34655 New Port Richey
- 34667 Hudson
- 34668 Port Richey
- 34669 Hudson
- 34690 Holiday
- 34691 Holiday
Pasco County Florida People
As of 2011, Pasco County’s population is 471,076 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 36.59%. There are 629 people per square mile. The median age in Pasco is 41.6. 50.39% of people are married and 12.22% are divorced. The average household size in Pasco is 2.39 people. 35.14% of the population is married with children and 52.09% have children, but are single.
Pasco County Florida Outdoors
Pasco has more than 100 square miles of recreational facilities, including parks, four artificial reefs, over 25 golf courses, and three Florida-designated canoe trails.
- Parks and Recreation
- Pasco CountyParks and Beaches
Pasco County Florida Climate
Pasco has humid climate and gets 54 inches of rain per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 106. On average, Pasco has 244 sunny days per year with July highs around 92 degrees and January lows around 49.
Pasco County Florida Economy
Pasco is one of the top 40 fastest growing counties in the United States, outpacing the rest of the Floridain terms of new employers and employment opportunities. Less populated than adjacent Pinellas or Hillsborough Counties, Pasco is an economic development and growth area for West Central Florida. With nearby major cities such as Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg, the economic development in Pasco County is a major draw for new business and an increased labor pool.
- New residential Information (Utilities, Waste, Recycling, etc. Service Providers – Websites and Phone Numbers)
Pasco County Florida Hospitals
Pasco County Florida Publics Schools
Pasco is served by Pasco County Schools. Pasco schools spend $4,217 per student. There are 16 pupils per teacher, 683 students per librarian, and 392 children per counselor in Pasco schools.
Colleges in Pasco County
- Pasco-Hernando Community College
- Saint Leo University
- Trinity College of Florida
- Webster College
- Rasmussen College
Pasco County Florida Transportation
Pasco County Public Transportation provides bus service in West Pasco, Dade City and Zephyrhills. Tampa International Airport services Pasco County, Florida. CSX operates three rail lines within the county. Dade City and Zephyrhills are served with a line from Plant City. The other two lines include the Brooksville Subdivision which runs close to US 41 and the Vitis Subdivision, which runs southeast into Lakeland.
We are members of the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors, Central Pasco Association of Realtors, Florida Association of Realtors, and National Association of Realtors, as well as the Mid-Florida Regional Multiple Listing Service.
These relationships ensure that our buyers will have access to the thousands of homes for sale in Hillsborough County, Pasco County, and Pinellas County Florida while also providing our sellers with Internet exposure to capture these buyers, looking to purchase a home.
As your Greater Tampa Bay Area Real Estate Trusted Advisors, we are not only committed to helping you buy or sell your home, but also serve as your Navigator, Negotiator, and Consultant.
We are primarily focused on Pasco County Florida real estate in the following areas, but not limited to:
Land O’ Lakes Florida Real Estate
Lutz Florida Real Estate
New Port Richey Florida Real Estate
Odessa Florida Real Estate
Tarpon Springs Florida Real Estate
Trinity Florida Real Estate
Wesley Chapel Florida Real Estate
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