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Spring Hill, Florida
Location in Hernando County and the state of Florida
Location in Hernando County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 28°28′44″N 82°32′52″W / 28.47889, -82.54778
Country United States
State Florida
County Hernando
Area
 - CDP 142 km²  (54.8 sq mi)
 - Land 137.6 km² (53.1 sq mi)
 - Water 4.4 km² (1.7 sq mi)
Elevation 65 m (213 ft)
Population (2000)
 - CDP 69,078
 - Density 486.5/km² (1,260.5/sq mi)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 352
FIPS code 12-68350GR2
GNIS feature ID 0294933GR3

Spring Hill is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hernando County, Florida, United States. The population was 69,078 at the 2000 census, and was estimated to be 85,894 in 2005 by the American Community Survey. [1] Image File history File links Hernando_County_Florida_Incorporated_and_Unincorporated_areas_Spring_Hill_Highlighted. ... Hernando County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami metropolitan area Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states... Image File history File links Flag_of_Florida. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami metropolitan area Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... Following is a list of counties in Florida. ... Image File history File links Blank. ... Hernando County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... Metronome, a public art installation showing the time in New York City The Eastern Time Zone (ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of Northern America and the west coast of South America. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Area code 352 is a telephone dialing area for Gainesville, Florida and Lake City, Florida. ... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Hernando County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami metropolitan area Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ...

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History and Overview

Although Spring Hill was founded in 1962 as a planned community that was built by the Deltona Corporation of Florida, it appeared on maps of Florida as early as 1856. [2] It has since become a sprawling semi-city in its own right, though still has unincorporated areas. The main entrance to the original development is marked by the Spring Hill waterfall. Local attractions include many parks, Weeki Wachee Springs [3], and access to Hernando Beach to the west, Brooksville, Florida to the east, and Tampa to the south via the Suncoast Parkway, US 41, and I-75. Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A New town or planned community or planned city is a city, town, or community that was designed from scratch, and grew up more or less following the plan. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami metropolitan area Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For the Korean family name Park, see Korean name. ... A fashion photograph taken at Weeki Wachee spring, by Toni Frissell, and first published in Harpers Bazaar, Dec. ... Hernando Beach is a census-designated place located in Hernando County, Florida. ... Area  - City 12. ... Tampas skyline For alternate meanings, see Tampa (disambiguation) Tampa is a city located in Hillsborough County on the west coast of Florida. ... The Veterans Expressway and Suncoast Parkway (Florida State Road 589) are toll roads near the Floridian Gulf coast. ... United States Highway 41 is a north-south United States Highway that runs from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to Miami, Florida. ... Interstate 75 is an interstate highway in the midwest and southeastern United States. ...


Spring Hill is also home to one of the four campuses of Pasco-Hernando Community College, Frank W. Springstead High School, Nature Coast Technical High School, Central High School, Hernando High School, and several middle, elementary, and magnet schools. Pasco-Hernando Community College (PHCC) is the newest two-year community college in Florida. ... Frank W. Springstead High School is a public high school located in Spring Hill, FL. It was opened in 1976 and named after the developer Frank W. Springstead. ... Central High School is a common name for high schools in the United States. ... Hernando High School may refer to: Hernando High School (Florida) in Brooksville, Florida (part of the Hernando County School District) Hernando High School (Mississippi) in Hernando, Mississippi (part of the DeSoto County School District) Categories: | ...


As a bedroom community, Spring Hill has, in the past two decades, attracted a large number of business chains, reflecting the recent boom in population and the tastes of the recent influx of residents seeking lower property values, quiet suburban life, and a low crime rate--Hernando County, where Spring Hill is located, has had less than five murders in two years. Commuters waiting for the morning train in Maplewood, New Jersey A bedroom community, dormitory town, or commuter town is a community that is primarily residential in character, with most of its workers commuting to a nearby town or city to earn their livelihood. ... A Target chain store. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... This graph shows the rate of non-fatal firearm-related crime in the United States from 1993 to 2003. ... Hernando County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ...


Recent Developments

A sizable shopping center has been built in recent years at the intersection of Florida State Road 50 (SR-50) and Mariner Boulevard, which includes chains such as Sears, Belk, Marshalls, Old Navy, Linens 'n Things, Circuit City, and Panera Bread. Spring Hill also has two of Hernando County's three Wal-Mart SuperCenters--one at SR-50 and Mariner Boulevard, the other at US 19 and Spring Hill Drive. There is also the country's largest Wal-Mart distribution center (at 1,600,000 square feet) in Ridge Manor. A proposed fourth SuperCenter, at Barclay Road and Spring Hill Drive would make Hernando County the home of one of the highest concentrations of Wal-Mart establishments in Florida. A proposed fifth Supercenter is also planned at the intersection of County Line Rd and Mariner Blvd. For the traditional meaning of the word mall, see mall. ... Current route SR 50 runs across the center of Florida through Orlando, with its termini at SR 55 (US 19) at Weeki Wachee and SR 5 (US 1) in Indian River City. ... Sears Holdings Corporation NASDAQ: SHLD is the third largest retailer in the United States, behind Wal-Mart and The Home Depot. ... Belk, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, is the United States largest privately held department store chain. ... Marshalls, Inc. ... Old Navy is a brand of clothing and chain of stores owned by Gap Inc. ... ... Circuit City (NYSE: CC) is a Fortune 200 company, and the third largest consumer electronics retailer in the United States with over $11 billion USD in sales[1], behind Best Buy and Wal-Mart. ... Panera Bread (NASDAQ: PNRA), is a chain of bakery café restaurants in the United States, specializing in serving specialty breads, sandwiches, soups, bakery items, and in select cafés, pizzas and organic potato chips. ... Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ... United States Highway 19 is a north-south United States highway. ... Ridge Manor is a census-designated place located in Hernando County, Florida. ...


This fact (and the location of the site of the 4th center adjacent to a school, gated community, planned site for a SuperTarget, and major intersection) has led Spring Hill--and, indeed, Hernando County residents in general--to lodge a protest with the Hernando County Commission, who unanimously rejected it. [4] However, Wal-Mart is not yet out of the game; the company has said that the County Commission has no authority to prevent them from using property owned by Wal-Mart for purposes determined by Wal-Mart. Students in Rome, Italy. ... Entrance to a guard-gated community (Paradise Village Grand Marina Villas, Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico). ... SuperTarget stores are 175,000-square-foot superstores that feature traditional general merchandise found at discount stores, in addition to a full supermarket section. ...


Geography

Spring Hill is located at 28°28′44″N, 82°32′52″W (28.478929, -82.547732)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 142.0 km² (54.8 mi²). 137.6 km² (53.1 mi²) of it is land and 4.4 km² (1.7 mi²) of it (3.12%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 69,078 people, 28,274 households, and 21,035 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 502.0/km² (1,300.1/mi²). There were 30,658 housing units at an average density of 222.8/km² (577.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.50% White, 3.00% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.77% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.22% from other races, and 1.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.83% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 28,274 households out of which 23.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.6% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.74. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the CDP the population was spread out with 19.5% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 21.2% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 29.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 89.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.7 males.


The median income for a household in the CDP was $32,861, and the median income for a family was $37,608. Males had a median income of $30,076 versus $21,364 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,184. About 6.4% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.4% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...

Local Newspaper-Hernando Today[[5]] (Tampa Tribune) Coordinates: 28.478929° N 82.547732° W The Tampa Tribune is one of two major newspapers published in the Tampa Bay area. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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