Faculty Publications

Title

Seminole

Document Type

Book

Publication Date

2008

Date Issued

2008-11-01

Date Available

2008-11-01

Abstract

Seminole may be the "youngest" incorporated municipality in Pinellas County, but the Seminole area has a long and established history. Voters approved the creation of the city on November 15, 1970. Over the last forty-plus years, Seminole has expanded through responsible patterns of development and annexation, and the area has become a preferred residential and business destination in greater Tampa Bay. The city’s name honors Native Americans who came into other areas of Florida between the mid-1750s and early 1800s. Newcomers began to arrive in the Seminole area in small numbers after the Civil War, attracted by the excellent drainage and higher elevation along the ridge. Agricultural opportunities expanded with the opening of the Tampa and Gulf Coast Railway in late 1914. Citrus groves soon proliferated. Residential development accelerated after the Second World War.

Comments

127 p. Abstract only. Full-text access is available only through purchase of the book or locating a copy in a library

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