Record ID: 156

Site Name

Tampa

Type

Seaport - American

Description

city (area: 167 sq miles; 1990 pop. 280,015; 2000 pop. 303,447), (cap.) Hillsborough co., W central Fla.; 27�57'N 82�28'W. A port of entry with a major harbor on Tampa Bay. The 3d-largest city in the state, Tampa has long been a shipping and mfg. hub on the Gulf Coast. It has a thriving cigar industry, breweries, and seafood and citrus-packing houses.