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West Tampa  Florida MLS SearchWest Tampa is one of the oldest areas within Tampa's city limits. West Tampa originally existed as an independent city, but over the years has become a community within Tampa again. Founded in 1892 by Scottish immigrants, West Tampa was originally designed to attract cigar makers and have that industry become the main export of the area. Three years later, West Tampa became a city independent of Tampa with the second largest population in the state. This area has been one of the most quickly developing areas in Florida, and continues to

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be one of the most sought after living environments. During the early 1900s, West Tampa was the top cigar-making city in the country, along with Ybor City, and had more residents than the city of Tallahassee. In 1925, West Tampa was reabsorbed into Tampa and became classified as a community.

People in West Tampa have an extremely convenient location as their disposal. Because of the location right amidst the interstate exchange and the Tampa International Airport, travel becomes such an easy experience. With the interstates being so close by, trips to Brandon, MacDill, Lakeland, Orlando or the World Class Florida Beaches become quicker and more economical. The Tampa International Airport's close location also allows for a more relaxed travel, the perfect solution for the perpetually stressed out jetsetter.

West Tampa residents also have several options for dining, shopping and healthcare. Because of the close location to the International Mall, West Tampa residents have unfettered access to some of the area's finest stores and upscale dining and entertainment. In the immediate area there lies one of the Tampa area's largest stretch of restaurants, with foods from different cultures ranging from casual to formal. In addition to the International Mall, West Tampa residents will enjoy the Citrus Park Town Center Mall and the West Shore Mall, both of which are within minutes and provide differing stores and dining options that appeal to people of all ages! Grocery stores, pharmacies, convenience stores and retail stores can also be found all over the West Tampa area. In addition to the amazing shopping and dining options that are open to people from West Tampa, the healthcare that is made available here is unsurpassed. From the University Community Hospital, Carrollwood to the numerous health care and recovery centers that are available, even the simplest injury will be treated in a quick and comprehensive way. New advances in treatments are being discovered everyday; even the Pepin Heart Hospital is now available within the area, as well as many outpatient clinics that ensure a full and quick recovery. The Moffit Cancer Center also has a local branch within minutes of West Tampa where new advances in cancer prevention and treatment are discovered daily by the world's finest healthcare professionals.

Education is also an important part of life in the Westchase area. Families within this area have several public and private options for Preschool, Elementary, Middle and High Schools. Some of the most highly rated schools are available in this region, including high schools that offer accelerated classes and dual enrollment, so high school students can have the opportunity to finish their courses early and get a jump start on college credits! There are also several colleges in the area, including the International Academy of Design and Technology, the University of South Florida, the University of Tampa and local campuses of Hillsborough Community College, in addition to other post-high school education programs.

As far as entertainment goes, people living in West Tampa are exposed to the areas finest options. There are numerous Golf Courses, Shopping Malls, Movie Theaters, State Parks, Recreation Parks, and YMCAs and other gyms and so much more! West Tampa is also the home to several AAU and traveling softball, baseball and volleyball programs. Another interesting feature of this area, is that despite the numerous amount of activities that are available, and all of the comforts that have been added to present residents with everything they need, nature still plays an amazing part of this area. West Tampa has some of the most beautiful, undisturbed wetlands in the Bay area. In these unique Preservation Areas, it is quite common to witness nature's splendor and see endangered animals in their natural environments. This quiet, relaxing alternative to the hustle and bustle of the Concrete Jungle begs people to slow down, enjoy the scenery and get in touch with nature!

With an area so rich in history, culture and nature, West Tampa offers so many unique and exciting opportunities for residents. It's not wonder West Tampa is the ultimate choice for a living environment! For more information on West Tampa and its neighborhoods, please contact your local Twin Palms Realty Inc Agent Today!

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