Brooksville, Hernando Beach, Masaryktown, Ridge Manor, Spring Hill, Timber Pines, Weeki Wachee
Hernando County was established in 1843 and named in honor of Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto. Now known as Florida's Adventure Coast, the freshwater rivers and springs, state forests and preserves and Gulf waters provide opportunities for many land and water adventures for residents and tourists.
Hernando County is the geographic center of the state and is located on the central-west coast of Florida. Businesses are drawn to this location because of the affordability, accessibility and abundant space to relocate or expand. It's a place where community and commerce thrive. These are just some of the reasons why Hernando is a great place to start or grow a business.
The City of Brooksville is the county seat and is rich in history and traditions. Weeki Wachee, the only other city in the county, incorporated many decades ago to appear on Florida maps to promote the Weeki Wachee Springs as the “City of Mermaids.” Unincorporated areas include Spring Hill, Ridge Manor, Ridge Manor West, Bayport, Aripeka, Lake Lindsey and Hernando Beach. Click here to learn more.
Bayonet Point, Elfers, Holiday, Hudson, New Port Richey, Port Richey, Shady Hills, Trinity, Wesley Chapel
Located on the Gulf of Mexico in the Tampa Bay area, Pasco is part of a nine-county region referred to as the "Nature Coast." Just 30 miles north of Tampa and about 50 miles west of Orlando, Pasco's central location makes it easy for visitors to enjoy all that West Central Florida has to offer!
Encompassing more than 740 square miles, Pasco has six diverse cities, including the historic county seat of Dade City and the area's largest city, New Port Richey. Click here to learn more about this unique destination!
Pinellas, originally a part of Hillsborough County, became a separate county in 1912. When first formed, its population was 13,193. The 2010 Census estimated Pinellas County's year-round population at 916,542. When compared with Florida’s 67 other counties, this estimate shows Pinellas County to be the most densely populated county in the state. Pinellas’ location provides the area with an ideal year-round climate. Cold winds are tempered in winter and warm breezes are cool in summer as they blow over the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay.
Pinellas enjoys a year-round reputation as a tourist destination with attractions appealing to singles, couples, retirees, and families. Retirement living is also important to Pinellas County’s economic health. Pinellas County’s top key business sectors are health services, tourism services, manufacturing and financial services. Click here to learn more about the over 38,000 businesses in Pinellas County.