Del Rio, Florida

Del Rio is an unincorporated, urban community in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States, between Tampa and Temple Terrace, near the Hillsborough River. The community is known as "The Fishbowl" to locals because many streets in the area are named for fish. Del Rio is included within the East Lake-Orient Park census-designated place.

Del Rio, Florida
Del Rio
Del Rio
Coordinates: 28°0′50″N 82°24′4″W
CountryUnited States
StateFlorida
CountyHillsborough
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
33617
Area code(s)813
GNIS feature ID1867134

Description

Historical population
CensusPop.
19807,409
19908,24811.3%
source:[1]

Del Rio is bounded by Tampa to the west, the Hillsborough River to the north, U.S. Route 92 to the south, and 56th Street (SR 583) to the east.

History

Del Rio was laid out in the 1950s and 1960s as one of the suburban communities of Tampa. The community grew rapidly during the 1960s and 1970s. Its peak population according to the Census was 8,248 in 1990.[2]

Schools serving the area

References


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