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Hillsborough County

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. The unincorporated area encompasses 909 square miles, or more than 84 percent of the total county area. Municipalities account for 163 square miles.


Incorporated cities are Tampa, Temple Terrace, and Plant City. Tampa is the largest city and serves as the county seat.

  • Plant City Information: (813) 659-4200
  • Tampa City Information: (813) 274-8211
  • Temple Terrace Information: (813) 989-7100


Plant City 35,070
Tampa 353,840
Temple Terrace 24,620
Unincorporated Area 832,340
Total Hillsborough County 1,245,870

*2010 Planning Commission Estimates

The Board of County Commission is made up by seven County Commissioners which are elected by the voters. There are four regional Districts in Hillsborough County and three that are county wide.

Hillsborough County Resources