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  1. Tampa, Florida - Wikipedia

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    Tampa (US: / ˈ t æ m p ə /) is a major city in, and the county seat of, Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. It is on the west coast of Florida on Tampa Bay, near the Gulf of Mexico. Tampa is the largest city in the Tampa Bay Area.

  2. Tampa Bay - Wikipedia

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    Tampa Bay is a large natural harbor and shallow estuary connected to the Gulf of Mexico on the west central coast of Florida, comprising Hillsborough Bay, McKay Bay, Old Tampa Bay, Middle Tampa Bay, and Lower Tampa Bay.

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  4. History of Tampa, Florida - Wikipedia

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    The modern history of Tampa, Florida, can be traced to the founding of Fort Brooke at the mouth of the Hillsborough River in today's downtown in 1824, soon after the United States had taken possession of Florida from Spain.

  5. Tampa is a city in Florida, a state of the United States. It has a population of about 340,000 people as of 2008. Tampa is the 53rd largest city in the USA. Sports. Tampa is the home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Lightning and Tampa Bay Storm. People from Tampa. Brittany Snow (born 1986), actress

  6. List of mayors of Tampa, Florida - Wikipedia

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    The Mayor is the highest elected official in Tampa, Florida.Since its incorporation in 1856, the town has had 59 mayors. Tampa had no mayor from 1862 until 1866, during which time the city government was temporarily suspended during and immediately after the American Civil War

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    Mayor
    Term start
    Term end
    59
    May 1, 2019
    Incumbent
    58
    April 1, 2011
    May 1, 2019
    57
    April 1, 2003
    March 31, 2011
    56
    Dick A. Greco (2nd administration)
    April 1, 1995
    April 1, 2003
    • 1856
    • 4 years, limited to two consecutive terms
  7. Climate of the Tampa Bay area - Wikipedia

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    Every year, Florida averages 10 deaths and 30 injuries from lightning strikes, with several of these usually occurring in or around Tampa. University of Florida lightning expert Martin A. Uman has calculated that the average resident is within a half-mile of 10 to 15 lightning strikes every year.

  8. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Wikipedia

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    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are a professional American football team based in Tampa, Florida.The Buccaneers compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the league's National Football Conference (NFC) South division.

  9. St. Petersburg, Florida - Wikipedia

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    St. Petersburg is the fifth-largest city in Florida and the second-largest city in the Tampa Bay Area, after Tampa. Together with Clearwater, these cities comprise the Tampa–St. Petersburg–Clearwater Metropolitan Statistical Area, the second-largest in Florida with a population of around 2.8 million. St.