Del Rio, Florida

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Del Rio, Florida
Del Rio is located in Florida
Del Rio
Del Rio
Del Rio is located in the US
Del Rio
Del Rio
Coordinates: 28°0′50″N 82°24′4″W / 28.01389°N 82.40111°W / 28.01389; -82.40111Coordinates: 28°0′50″N 82°24′4″W / 28.01389°N 82.40111°W / 28.01389; -82.40111
CountryUnited States
StateFlorida
CountyHillsborough
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
33617
Area code(s)813
GNIS feature ID1867134

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.

Description[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
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[edit]

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[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING (1790-2000)". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2010-07-17.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Del Rio, Florida. Retrieved 2013-12-14.