Hillsborough County, Florida

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Hillsborough County, Florida
County
Hillsborough County
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Flag of Hillsborough County, Florida
Flag
Seal of Hillsborough County, Florida
Seal
Logo of Hillsborough County, Florida
Logo
Map of Florida highlighting Hillsborough County
Location in the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location in the U.S.
Founded January 25, 1834
Named for Wills Hill, Earl of Hillsborough
Seat Tampa
Largest city Tampa
Area
 • Total 1,266 sq mi (3,279 km2)
 • Land 1,020 sq mi (2,642 km2)
 • Water 246 sq mi (637 km2), 19.4%
Population (est.)
 • (2017) 1,408,566[1]
 • Density 1,381/sq mi (533/km2)
Congressional districts 12th, 14th, 15th, 16th
Time zone Eastern: UTC−5/−4
Website www.hillsboroughcounty.org

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.

References[change | change source]

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

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