Located midway along the west coast of Florida, Hillsborough County has 1,048 square miles of land and 24 square miles of inland water area for a total of 1,072 square miles. Pinellas County lies just to the west of Tampa.

Encompassing the cities of Tampa, (Downtown, Ybor City and Hyde Park/SoHo District), Temple Terrace and Plant City, Hillsborough County also includes the major unincorporated areas of Carrollwood, Citrus Park, Lutz, Town 'n' Country, University, Brandon, Riverview, Apollo Beach and Sun City Center.

For complete visitor information about Hillsborough County, your best resource is the Tampa/Hillsborough, Florida Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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