Tampa, Florida, USA - 1906
Tampa, a city and port of entry, capital of Hillsboro co, Fla., is situated at the head or NE. end of Tampla Bay at the mouth of the Hillsboro River, 240 miles SSW. of Jacksonville, on the Atlantic Coast and the Seaboard Air Lines. Among its points of interest are De Soto Park and the Convent of Holy Names. The city, which is connected through Port Tampa with the principal Atlantic and Gulf ports, is an important shipping point for phosphates, naval stores, subtropical fruits, lumber, fish, and cattle, and has extensive cigar-factories. Tamp has recently become a favorite winter-resort. Pop. in 1890, 5532; in 1900, 15,839.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
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