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Dade City, Florida

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Welcome to Dade City ...

The city of Dade City is located in Pasco County<1> and is the County Seat for Pasco County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dade City has a population of 7,345 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Dade City.

Dade City is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Dade City lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Dade City lies within the (352) area code.

The ZIP codes for Dade City: 33523, 33525-33526<4>

Websites for Dade City ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dade City had an population of 7,345 people. This is an increase of 14.11% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dade City had a population of 6,437 people. This makes Dade City the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Dade City represents 0.03% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 191st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,437 people, the population of Dade City increased 4.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,188 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dade City.

Communities near Dade City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Dade City.

  • Zephyrhills [Pasco County]
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    • Zephyrhills [Pasco County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Dade City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,019 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zephyrhills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zephyrhills<6>
  • Brooksville [Hernando County]
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    • Brooksville [Hernando County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Dade City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,824 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brooksville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brooksville<6>
  • Webster [Sumter County]
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    • Webster [Sumter County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Dade City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Webster<6>
  • Saint Leo [Pasco County]
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    • Saint Leo [Pasco County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Dade City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,372 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Leo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Leo<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • San Antonio [Pasco County]
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      • San Antonio [Pasco County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Dade City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,506 people
      • Former name for San Antonio:
      • Lake Jovita
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Antonio
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Antonio<6>
    • Moss Town [Pasco County]
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      • Moss Town [Pasco County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Dade City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moss Town have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moss Town
    • Richland [Pasco County]
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      • Richland [Pasco County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Dade City
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    • Trilby [Pasco County]
    • Lacoochee [Pasco County]
    • Ridge Manor [Hernando County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dade City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dade City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dade City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Dade City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dade City. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Dade City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dade City ...

Looking for more information about Dade City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Dade City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dade City.

Adding Dade City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Dade City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Dade City was on a map titled Road Map for Florida (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Dade City on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for Pasco County:

The official website for State of Florida:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Pasco, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dade City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dade City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Dade City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dade City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Dade City includes: 33523, 33525 & 33526.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dade City) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Dade City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dade CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dade City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 28.3646, Longitude: -82.1958    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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