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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 39,744 people<2> (see below for details).

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

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

Note: If you travel west from Plant City, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Plant City is located in the (813) area code.

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

Websites for Plant City ...

Official Website: www.plantcitygov.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Plant City had an population of 39,744 people. This is an increase of 14.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 32.86% 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 total 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.

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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Plant City was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Plant City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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 [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeland
    • Lakeland [Polk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Plant City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 112,136 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakeland<6>
  • Temple Terrace [Hillsborough County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Temple Terrace
    • Temple Terrace [Hillsborough County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Plant City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,639 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Temple Terrace
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Temple Terrace<6>
  • Bartow [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bartow
    • Bartow [Polk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Plant City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,147 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bartow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bartow<6>
  • Zephyrhills [Pasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zephyrhills
    • Zephyrhills [Pasco County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Plant City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,456 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zephyrhills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zephyrhills<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mulberry [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mulberry
      • Mulberry [Polk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Plant City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,257 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulberry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mulberry<6>
    • Knights [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knights
      • Knights [Hillsborough County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Plant City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knights
    • Parrish [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parrish
      • Parrish [Hillsborough County] 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 [Hillsborough County]
    • Sydney [Hillsborough County]
    • West Plant City Farms [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Plant City Farms
      • West Plant City Farms [Hillsborough County] 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Plant City: www.plantcitygov.com/

The official website for Hillsborough County: www.hillsboroughcounty.org/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/

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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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