Pasco County Florida

Pasco County Courthouse Dade City

Located in Florida, Pasco County was created on June 2, 1887, from the southern third of Hernando County. This county was named for Samuel Pasco, who had just been elected in senate at that time.

According to  2010 census report Pasco County‘s population was 464,697.

Pasco, together with Hernando, Hillsborough, and Pinellas counties comprise the Tampa-St.Petersburg-Clearwater Metropolitan Statistical Area, and along with various combinations of Manatee and Sarasota counties further south, Citrus County to the north, and Polk County to the east is often referred to as the Tampa Bay Area.

The largest city in Pasco County, Florida is New Port Richey.

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As of 2005, Pasco County, Florida was the 38th fastest growing county in the country. The county has experienced significant population growth since the 1960s. The growth began along the Gulf coast but is now occurring most rapidly in areas north of Tampa.

Adjacent counties of Pasco County include: Pasco County Florida

  • Hernando County, Florida – north
  • Sumter County, Florida – northeast
  • Polk County, Florida – southeast
  • Hillsborough County, Florida – south
  • Pinellas County, Florida – southwest

Incorporated Municipalities of Pasco County include:

  • City of Dade City
  • City of New Port Richey
  • City of Port Richey
  • City of San Antonio
  • Town of St. Leo
  • City of Zephyrhills

Unincorporated census designated places of Pasco County Florida include:

  • Aripeka
  • Bayonet Point
  • Beacon Square
  • Connerton
  • Crystal Springs
  • Dade City North
  • Elfers
  • Heritage Pines
  • Holiday
  • Hudson
  • Jasmine Estates
  • Key Vista
  • Lacoochee
  • Land O’ Lakes
  • Meadow Oaks
  • Moon Lake
  • New Port Richey East
  • Odessa
  • Pasadena Hills
  • Quail Ridge
  • River Ridge
  • Shady Hills
  • TrinityPasco County Park
  • Trilby
  • Wesley Chapel
  • Zephyrhills North
  • Zephyrhills South
  • Zephyrhills West

Unincorporated communities not census designated places of Pasco County Florida include:

  • Blanton website
  • Branchborough
  • Darby website
  • Gulf Harbors
  • Hudson Beach
  • Jessamine website
  • Richland website
  • Seven Springs website
  • Saint Joseph website
  • Trilacoochee

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Zip Codes for Pasco County include:

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Public Schools in Pasco County:

Public schools in the County are operated by Pasco County Schools.Pasco County Florida School District

Pasco County has seen explosive growth in its student enrollment, increasing from 46,458 students in the 1999-2000 year to 65,126 in the 2007-2008 year, an increase of 18,668 or 40.2%. The projected enrollment for the 2007-2008 was 64,674, so the actual enrollment was 452 students over the projection. Yearly, the school district has grown 2,489 or 5.4%, which leads to building one new school a year.

List of Pasco County Public Schools

Colleges / Universities in Pasco County:

  • Pasco–Hernando Community College
  • Saint Leo University
  • Trinity College of Florida
  • Webster College
  • Rasmussen College

Libraries in Pasco County:

Map of Pasco County Florida:

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