Hillsborough County, Florida

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Hillsborough County, Florida
Seal of Hillsborough County, Florida
Map of Florida highlighting Hillsborough County
Location in the state of Florida
Map of the USA highlighting Florida
Florida's location in the U.S.
Founded January 25, 1834
Seat Tampa
Largest City Tampa
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,266 sq mi (3,279 km²)
1,051 sq mi (2,722 km²)
215 sq mi (557 km²), 17.00%
 - (2013)
 - Density

1,170/sq mi (451.6/km²)
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website: www.hillsboroughcounty.org
Named for: Wills Hill
the Earl of Hillsborough
British Secretary of State for the Colonies

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.

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