“Live oaks add history and character to this once rural city.”
Seffner is located 15 miles east of downtown Tampa. The close proximity and suburban atmosphere make it a favorite place to live for commuters. Live oaks add history and character to this once rural city. Now gated communities are gaining popularity for upscale living.
Seffner is a haven for commuters who work in Tampa. They can still enjoy a quiet country lifestyle while living just minutes from their places of employment.
Like the rest of the Tampa Bay area, Seffner has more sunny days than most in the U.S., approximately 360 per year. Its temperatures range from 60 to 90 degrees with 51.1 inches of annual rainfall.
Median Household Income:>$52,998
Median Age: 37
Hillsborough County School District –Hillsborough Public Schools
901 East Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, Florida
Several community colleges are located just west of Seffner in Brandon, Florida with The University of South Florida in Tampa. A community in and of itself with enrolment of more than 46,000 students, it’s the ninth largest school in the country. USF offers a complete curriculum of courses along with Army, Navy and Air Force ROTC programs.
ATTRACTIONS AND RECREATION
Lake Weeks is a great place to spend a sunny day in Seffner. Check out the local wildlife, do some fishing, boating or just enjoy a picnic at the adjacent Lake Weeks Park. Additional recreational opportunities are available in Seffner at Rodney Colson County Park and Lake Hooker.
The Live Fellowship Bird Sanctuary in Seffner has received international attention, particularly for their success in breeding rock iguanas.
ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
A short drive down I-75 takes you to Tampa where you can visit the Tampa Performing Arts Center and catch a Broadway play.
The Museum of Science and Industry and the IMAX dome theater are among the most sought after attractions in Tampa.
TAMPA BAY AREA PROFESSIONAL SPORTS
National Football League Tampa Bay Buccaneers
National Hockey League Tampa Bay Lightening
Major League Baseball Tampa Bay Rays
Minor League Baseball Tampa Yankees
Arena Football Tampa Bay Storm
Seffner Chamber of Commerce
11808 E US Highway 92, Seffner, FL 33584
A few major employers of Hillsborough County:
- Hillsborough County School District
- Verizon Communications
- MacDill Air Force Base
- University of South Florida
- Hillsborough County Government
- Tampa International Airport
- James A. Haley Veterans Hospital
- St. Joseph’s Hospital
- JPMorgan Chase
- Verizon Information Technologies
Seffner, Florida is an unincorporated census-designated place in Hillsborough County, Florida.
Hillsborough County is the major metropolitan complex of Florida’s Gulf Coast. This is an important shipping center due to the deep waters of Tampa Bay. There are many, many communities in Hillsborough County, but only three incorporated cities including Plant City, Tampa, and Temple Terrace.
Hillsborough County, Florida is midway along Florida’s West Coast. There are 1,048 square miles of land and 24 square miles of inland water area for a total of 1,072 square miles.
The unincorporated area encompasses 909 square miles, or more than 84 percent of the total county area. Municipalities account for 163 square miles.