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Welcome to Plant City ...

The city of Plant City is located in Hillsborough County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Plant City has a population of 39,848 people<2> (see below for details).

Plant City is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Plant City: (813)

The ZIP codes for Plant City: 33564-33567<4>

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

Websites for Plant City ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Plant City had an population of 39,848 people. This is an increase of 14.77% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Plant City had a population of 34,721 people. This makes Plant City the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Plant City represents 0.18% of the population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 75th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 34,721 people, the population of Plant City increased 16.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 29,915 people).

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

Communities Also Named Plant City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Plant City - it's located in Alabama.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Plant City.

Communities near Plant City ...

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

  • Lakeland
  • Temple Terrace
  • Bartow
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bartow
    • Bartow lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Plant City.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,201 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bartow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bartow<6>
  • Zephyrhills
  • Mulberry
  • Knights
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knights
    • Knights lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Plant City.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knights
  • Parrish
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parrish
    • Parrish lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Plant City.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parrish have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parrish
  • Dover
  • Sydney
  • West Plant City Farms
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Plant City Farms
    • West Plant City Farms lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Plant City.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Plant City Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Plant City Farms

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 Plant City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Plant City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Plant 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 Plant City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Plant City. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Plant City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plant City ...

Looking for more information about Plant 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 Plant City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Plant City.

Adding Plant City to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Plant City was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Plant City on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Florida (1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Plant City.

The official website for Plant City:

The official website for Hillsborough County:

The official website for State of Florida:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Hillsborough, 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 Plant City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plant 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 Plant City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Plant City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Plant City includes: 33564, 33565, 33566 & 33567.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Plant City) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Plant City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Plant CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plant City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 28.0164, Longitude: -82.1234    
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




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