Hillsborough County, Florida

county in Florida, United States

Hillsborough County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida, and was formed on June 13, 1915. As of 2000, 11,057 people lived there. Hillsborough County's seat is Tampa.

Hillsborough County
Hillsborough County
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Flag of Hillsborough County
Flag
Official seal of Hillsborough County
Seal
Official logo of Hillsborough County
Logo
Map of Florida highlighting Hillsborough County
Location within the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 27°55′N 82°21′W / 27.91°N 82.35°W / 27.91; -82.35
Country United States
State Florida
FoundedJanuary 25, 1834
Named forWills Hill, Earl of Hillsborough
SeatTampa
Largest cityTampa
Area
 • Total1,266 sq mi (3,280 km2)
 • Land1,020 sq mi (2,600 km2)
 • Water246 sq mi (640 km2)  19.4%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
1,408,566[1]
 • Density1,381/sq mi (533/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts12th, 14th, 15th, 16th
Websitewww.hillsboroughcounty.org

ReferencesEdit

  1. "American FactFinder". census.gov. Archived from the original on July 11, 2011.

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