Hernando County Florida

Hernando County is located in Central West Florida north of Tampa Bay bordering the Gulf of Mexico and Citrus, Sumter and Pasco Counties.

Hernando County was named for the Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto, Hernando County was established in 1843 from pieces of Hillsborough, Mosquito, and Alachua counties. The name was changed to Benton in honor of Thomas Hart Benton in 1844, but was restored to Hernando in 1850.

Hernando County Businesses & Related Content

Region: Central West Florida Region

Metro Area: Tampa – St Petersburg – Clearwater, Florida Metro Area

County Seat: Brooksville

Localities in Hernando County, FL
Garden Grove
Hernando Beach
High Point
Hill n’Dale
Lake Lindsey
North Brooksville
North Weeki Wachee
Pine Island
Ridge Manor
South Brooksville
Spring Hill
Timber Pines
Weeki Wachee
Weeki Wachee Gardens

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