Seminole Heights, Fla., began as T. Roy Young's 40 acres of land back in 1900. Home to approximately 17,000 residents, Seminole Heights has grown by leaps and bounds in the past 100-plus years. The community is a mixed blend of old Gothic architecture and bungalow style homes which became popular after the great depression.
Seminole Heights was divided during the 1950s due to the construction of a major interstate system. In 1987, plans were made to widen Hillsborough Ave., but residents came together to form an alliance that kept the community from being further divided by construction. Today, residents are more than willing to offer a helping hand to one another.
Friends and families enjoy spending time at community porch parties, potlucks and clubs that Seminole Heights residents put together and host. The neighborhood has seen an uptick in local business growth and development, which makes the downtown area a great place to spend time with friends at a coffee shop or get some fresh air while window shopping. The main shopping and dining area in Seminole Heights can be found along Nebraska Ave. and Florida Ave.
Local parks attract community members of all ages to play and exercise. Famous attractions like Disney World, Universal Studios and some of Tampa Bay's most exciting professional sports complexes are located about an hour drive outside of Seminole Heights. Residents love the quiet, tight knit community location with easy access to city life.
The Seminole Heights community is home to a diverse people of various ages. The neighborhood is mostly comprised of single family homes, with a few small and large dwellings scattered throughout. The majority of Seminole Heights residents have executive, management or professional occupations followed by service industry jobs. Most community members spend between 30 minutes to one hour getting to and from work every day. Those who commute generally drive their own car or carpool with neighbors or friends.
Book lovers have access to the Seminole Heights Branch of the local library, which provides a great place to study, read and meet new people in the neighborhood. There are a multitude of police districts serving Seminole Heights, which puts community members' minds at ease knowing they live in a safe neighborhood. There are many Seminole Heights neighborhood organizations and clubs for residents to partake in - these groups are a great way for people new to the area to get to know their neighbors.
Zip codes for Seminole Heights include 33603, 33604 and 33610.