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Tampa Essential Info


The city of Tampa is the county seat of Hillsborough County and the largest city in West Central Florida.

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Fun Facts

  1. During Prohibition, Tampa was one of the top sellers of illegal liquor in the country.
  2. The world’s first scheduled passenger flight flew from St. Petersbrug to Tampa in 1914.
  3. Bayshore Boulevard in Tampas is the world’s longest continuous sidewalk.
  4. Babe Ruth hit his longest home run during an exhibition game in Tampa.
  5. It took the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 25 years to return a kickoff for a touchdown.

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