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Tarpon Springs, Florida
(Pinellas County)

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Welcome to Tarpon Springs ...

The coastal city of Tarpon Springs is located in Pinellas County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Tarpon Springs: Tarpon Spgs. (or less commonly used: Tarpon Spngs. or Tarpon Sprngs.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tarpon Springs has a population of 25,577 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Tarpon Springs.

Tarpon Springs is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for Tarpon Springs: (727)

The ZIP codes for Tarpon Springs: 34688-34689<4>

Websites for Tarpon Springs ...

Official Website:   www.ci.tarpon-springs.fl.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.tarponsprings.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tarpon Springs had an population of 25,577 people. This is an increase of 8.91% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tarpon Springs had a population of 23,484 people. This makes Tarpon Springs the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Tarpon Springs represents 0.12% of the population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 94th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 23,484 people, the population of Tarpon Springs increased 11.81% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 21,003 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Tarpon Springs.

Communities Also Named Tarpon Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Florida communities named Tarpon Springs: This one is located in Pinellas County and the other is located in Hillsborough County.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Tarpon Springs.

Communities near Tarpon Springs ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Tarpon Springs.

  • Clearwater [Pinellas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clearwater
    • Clearwater [Pinellas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Tarpon Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,946 people
    • Former name for Clearwater:
    • Clear Water Harbor
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearwater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clearwater<6>
  • Largo [Pinellas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Largo
    • Largo [Pinellas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Tarpon Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,948 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Largo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Largo<6>
  • Dunedin [Pinellas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunedin
    • Dunedin [Pinellas County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Tarpon Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,537 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunedin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunedin<6>
  • Safety Harbor [Pinellas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Safety Harbor
    • Safety Harbor [Pinellas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Tarpon Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,016 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Safety Harbor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Safety Harbor<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Port Richey [Pasco County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Port Richey
      • New Port Richey [Pasco County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Tarpon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,737 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Port Richey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Port Richey<6>
    • Oldsmar [Pinellas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oldsmar
      • Oldsmar [Pinellas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Tarpon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,061 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oldsmar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oldsmar<6>
    • Indian Rocks Beach [Pinellas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Rocks Beach
      • Indian Rocks Beach [Pinellas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Tarpon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,285 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Rocks Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indian Rocks Beach<6>
    • Belleair [Pinellas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belleair
      • Belleair [Pinellas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Tarpon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,260 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belleair
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belleair<6>
    • Port Richey [Pasco County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Richey
      • Port Richey [Pasco County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Tarpon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,933 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Richey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Richey<6>
    • Belleair Bluffs [Pinellas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belleair Bluffs
      • Belleair Bluffs [Pinellas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Tarpon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,187 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belleair Bluffs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belleair Bluffs<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tarpon Springs. See our Newspapers Page for Tarpon Springs.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tarpon Springs ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pinellas County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tarpon Springs: www.ci.tarpon-springs.fl.us/

The official website for Pinellas County: www.pinellascounty.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 Pinellas, 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 Tarpon Springs.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tarpon Springs - 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 Tarpon Springs). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tarpon Springs or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Tarpon Springs includes: 34688 & 34689.
<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- Tarpon Springs) 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 Tarpon Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tarpon SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tarpon Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 28.1463, Longitude: -82.7567    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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