Welcome to Dade City, Florida . . .
Located in the rolling hills of eastern Pasco County lies Dade City, the county seat. Graced at its center is the stunning Historic Pasco County Courthouse, built in 1909 and beautifully restored. The Courthouse serves as the office building for county commissioners, and is furnished with antiques.
There is always something going on in Dade City where community events, and school and church programs abound. Whether it's a civil war re-enactment at the Pioneer Florida Museum, Pow Wows in nearby Withlacoochee Park, or a parade down Mainstreet, you are guaranteed the joy and colorful nature of small-town America. Events are enhanced by an active Main Street redevelopment program, a tremendous asset to the popular antique shopping area, boutiques and restaurants in Dade City.
With the youngest median age in the county, Dade City has made excellent education a priority. In addition to two colleges- Saint Leo University and Pasco Hernando Community College- there are several outstanding public and private schools, Dade City's active faith community represents a wide range of religious denominations.
The Greater Dade City area includes San Antonio, St. Leo, Lacoochee. Trilby, Darby, St. Joseph and Blanton. Convenient Access to I-75 makes the area a perfect choice for residential and commercial development. The area's newest development, Lake Jovita Golf, and Country Club adds to the many beautiful locations from which to choose.
St. Joseph, the Kumquat Capital of the world, is just one element of the agriculture business in eastern Pasco. Other agriculture businesses in Pasco include cattle, greenhouse foliage, and farming. Visitors and new residents are always warmly welcomed in Dade City. Come and join us- and let your presence enhance our wonderful community.
For more information about Dade City, please visit the Dade City Chamber of Commerce web site at www.dadecitychamber.org