A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Tampa ...
When the people of Tampa refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Tampan<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Tampa has a population of 401,002 people<3> (see below for details).
Tampa was established in 1823.
The community of Tampa is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Tampa lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Tampa lies within the (813) area code.
The ZIP codes for Tampa: 33601-33626, 33629-33631, 33633-33635, 33637, 33647, 33650-33651, 33655, 33660-33664, 33672-33675, 33677, 33679-33682, 33684-33690, 33694, 33697<5>
Websites for Tampa ...
Official Website: www.tampagov.net/
Chamber of Commerce: www.tampachamber.com/
Junior League: www.jltampa.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tampa had an population of 401,002 people. This is an increase of 19.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 32.15% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Tampa had a population of 335,709 people (which is 27.31% of the total population of Hillsborough County). This makes Tampa the county's most populous community.
The population of Tampa represents 1.79% of the population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 335,709 people, the population of Tampa increased 10.63% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 303,447 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Tampa.
Communities Also Named Tampa ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Tampa - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Kansas and North Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Tampa.
Communities near Tampa ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Tampa.
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 Tampa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tampa.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tampa. 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 Tampa.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tampa. Our list includes 74 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Tampa.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tampa ...
Looking for more information about Tampa? 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 Tampa, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tampa.
Adding Tampa to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Tampa 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 Tampa was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Tampa on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Tampa: www.tampagov.net/
The official website for Hillsborough County: www.hillsboroughcounty.org/
The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/
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This page was last modified: 17 Apr 2022