Westchase is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. The population was 21,747 at the 2010 census, up from 11,116 at the 2000 census. As of the 2010 census, there were 9,244 households in Westchase with an average household size of 2.6 people. The census area encompasses most of the 33626 ZIP code area. Founded in 1991, Westchase is located halfway between Tampa and Palm Harbor. Its boundaries include Oldsmar to the west, Keystone to the north, Town ‘n’ Country to the south, and Citrus Park to the east.

Median house prices range from $350,000 – $1.3 million.

The Westchase Community Association is the largest deed-restricted community (homeowner’s association) within the Westchase census-designated area. The community is organized into 28 neighborhoods, or villages. Some of these villages are organized into even smaller subsections. Westchase was established with two Community Development Districts (CDDs). CDDs are governing entities charged with the task of maintaining the common areas of planned communities. In September 2011, the two CDDs agreed to merge after state approval.

The complete list of neighborhoods are:
Arlington Park
Berkeley Square
Classic Townhomes of West Park Village
Harbor Links/Estates
Keswick Forest
Lake Chase
Saville Rowe
West Park Village-Single Family Homes
Townhomes of West Park Village
Traditional Townhomes of West Park Village
Tree Tops
Village Green
Villas of West Park Village

Westchase Elementary
Bryant Elementary
Deer Park Elementary
Farnell Middle School
Davidsen Middle School
Alonso High School
Sickles High School

The major roadways that run through Westchase are Linebaugh Avenue and Countryway Boulevard which connect to the main thoroughfares of Sheldon Road and Hillsborough Avenue, respectively.

Westchase Golf Course is a major recreational amenity for the community. Tampa Bay Downs, a horse racetrack, is located on the area’s western edge. West Park Village, with two town centers, is a walkable mixed-use area in Westchase with shops, bars, restaurants and village greens, as well as condos, townhomes, houses, and apartments with varied resident ages. Some of the most highly rated bars in the Tampa area are located here. West Park Village has a distinct look which was inspired by historic Hyde Park in South Tampa. The area has a summer concert series, nightly specials at the different village restaurants, and an annual pub crawl. Westchase ranked as the #26th coolest suburb in the United States worth a visit by Travel + Leisure magazine.

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St. Petersburg is a city in Pinellas County, Florida, United States. As of the 2015 census estimate, the population was 257,083, making it the fifth-most populous city in Florida and the largest in the state that is not a county seat (the city of Clearwater is the seat of Pinellas County). St. Petersburg is the second-largest city in the Tampa Bay Area, after the city of Tampa. Together with Clearwater, these 3 cities comprise the Tampa–St. Petersburg–Clearwater Metropolitan Statistical Area, the second-largest in Florida with a population of around 2.8 million. St. Petersburg is located on a peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico and is connected to mainland Florida to the north. The city is often referred to by locals as “St. Pete”. St. Pete Beach formally shortened its name in 1994. According to a 2010 census, St. Petersburg contained 244,769 people, and 129,401 households — making St. Petersburg the largest city in Pinellas County. Zip codes for St. Petersburg are 33701, 33702, 33703, 33704, 33705, 33710, 33712, 33713, and 33715.

Median house prices range from $150,000 – $4 million.

St. Petersburg is home to more than 100 neighborhoods, with most of the historic districts located near the bay. In the eastern-center of the city is Downtown St. Petersburg. Downtown St. Pete has a branch of St. Petersburg College and the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus.

Some of St. Petersburg’s 100+ neighborhoods are:
Bayway Isles
Clam Bayou
Coquina Key
Disston Heights
Downtown (North Downtown and University Park)
Euclid St. Paul’s
Historic Kenwood
Historic Old Northeast/North Shore
Historic Roser Park
Roser Park Historic District
Round Lake Historic District/Round Lake
Weedon Island Preserve
Yacht Club Estates

Dixie M. Hollins High School
Gibbs High School
Lakewood High School
Northeast High School
St. Petersburg High School
St. Petersburg Collegiate High School
Canterbury School of Florida
Shorecrest Preparatory School
Admiral Farragut Academy

The city is connected to Tampa by the east by causeways and bridges across Tampa Bay, and to Bradenton in the south by the Sunshine Skyway Bridge (Interstate 275), which traverses the mouth of the bay. It is also served by Interstates 175 and 375, which branch off I-275 into the southern and northern areas of downtown respectively. The Gandy Bridge, conceived by George Gandy and opened in 1924, was the first causeway to be built across Tampa Bay, connecting St. Petersburg and Tampa cities. The completion of the Howard Frankland Bridge in 1960, created another connection between St. Petersburg and Tampa.

Nearby Tampa International Airport provides air transportation for most passengers. Smaller airlines, with destinations to smaller cities and towns, operate at St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport, with most tenants providing only seasonal services. Albert Whitted Airport provides general aviation services near the heart of downtown St. Petersburg.

With an average of some 361 days of sunshine each year and a Guinness World Record for logging the most consecutive days of sunshine (768 days), it is nicknamed “The Sunshine City”. Due to its good weather, the city has long been a popular destination. American Style magazine ranked St. Petersburg its top mid-size city in 2011, citing its “vibrant” arts scene.

The Mahaffey Theater complex, the Morean Arts Center, dozens of other art galleries, Haslam’s Bookstore, The Coliseum, Palladium Theatre, and Jannus Live are among the galleries and cultural venues featured downtown. Several prominent museums are located on the perimeter. Many of them have received notable accolades, including the Chihuly Collection presented by the Morean Arts Center, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Salvador Dalí Museum, the Florida International Museum, the St. Petersburg Museum of History, and the Florida Holocaust Museum. The city hosts many outdoor festivals throughout the year at Vinoy Park too. St. Pete is also becoming one of the largest destinations in Florida for kiteboarding with locations such as Fort De Soto Park, Pass-a-Grille, and Ten-Cent. The downtown district is home to 2 professional sports teams, the Tampa Bay Rays MLB baseball team, located west of downtown at Tropicana Field, and the Tampa Bay Rowdies soccer team, which is located downtown at Al Lang Stadium.

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South Tampa is a region of several neighborhoods in Tampa, Florida and is located on the Interbay Peninsula. The region of South Tampa is the area between Kennedy Blvd to the north and MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida to the south. It is surrounded by Tampa Bay on the west, Hillsborough Bay on the east and West Tampa on the north. The region represents District 4 of the Tampa City Council. The zip codes of the area are 33606, 33608, 33609, 33611, 33616, 33621, and 33629.

Median house prices range from $300,000 – $5 million.

South Tampa is a region in the city of Tampa that includes the neighborhoods of:
Downtown Tampa
Hyde Park
South Howard (SoHo)
Bayshore Beautiful
Bayshore Gardens
Davis Islands
Beach Park
Ballast Point
Bayside West
Belmar Shore
Port Tampa
Fair Oaks-Manhattan Manor
New Suburb Beautiful
Virginia Park
Palma Ceia
Rocky Point
Rattlesnake Gandy-Sun Bay South
South Westshore
Parts of Sunset Park
Courier City-Oscawana
MacDill Air Force Base

Grady Elementary School
Mitchell Elementary School
Mabry Elementary School
Roosevelt Elementary School
Ballast Point Elementary School
Madison Middle School
Woodrow Wilson Middle School
Monroe Middle School
Coleman Middle School
BridgePrep Academy of Tampa
HB Plant High School
Robinson High School

Its main roadways include Kennedy Boulevard, Dale Mabry Highway, U.S. Route 92 (Gandy Boulevard), West Shore Boulevard, Bayshore Boulevard, Bay to Bay Boulevard, and the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway. South Tampa is conveniently located near the Tampa International Airport.

South Tampa many arts, dining, and nightlife spots available to its residents. These include the International Mall, the Henry B. Plant Museum, Glazer’s Children’s Museum, Straz Center for the Arts, Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Tampa Riverwalk, Tampa Theatre and Tampa Improv comedy club. The Amalie Arena is home to the Tampa Bay Lightning NHL hockey sports team and Raymond James Stadium is home to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers NFL football sports team. The George M. Steinbrenner Field is used for spring training of the New York Yankees MLB baseball team.

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Lutz is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. The northern part of Lutz also makes up a portion of south Pasco County. The population was 19,344 at the 2010 census. There were 7,822 housing units. Lutz is located in northwestern Hillsborough County. It is bordered to the east by the city of Tampa, to the south by the Lake Magdalene and University unincorporated communities, and to the west by unincorporated Northdale and Cheval, all in Hillsborough County. To the north, Lutz is bordered by Land O’ Lakes and Wesley Chapel in Pasco County. This portion of Lutz is often referred to as “Pasco Lutz” by residents and newspapers. Lutz is served by the zip codes 33548, 33549, 33558, and 33559.

Median house prices range from $200,000 – $1.9 million.

Schwarzkopf Elementary School
Lutz Elementary School
Maniscalco Elementary School
Mckitrick Elementary School
Miles Elementary School
Buchanan Middle School
Martinez Middle School
Walker Middle School
Ben Hill K-8 School
Gaither High School
Steinbrenner High School
Sickles High School
Sunlake High School

Interstate 275 runs through the east side of Lutz, joining its parent highway Interstate 75 in the northeast corner of the community. U.S. Route 41 runs through the center of Lutz, and Florida State 597 forms part of the western border. Downtown Tampa is 14 miles (23 km) to the south.

Lutz is home to the Tampa Premium Outlet mall, hot air balloon rides, Cheval Golf Course, Heritage Harbor Golf course, and Lake Park.

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Citrus Park is an unincorporated census-designated place in Hillsborough County, Florida. The population was 24,252 at the 2010 census, up from 20,226 at the 2000 census. Citrus Park is located in northwestern Hillsborough County, approximately 15 miles (24 km) northwest of Tampa. It is bordered to the north by Keystone, to the northeast by Northdale, to the east by Carrollwood, to the south by Town ‘n Country, and to the west by Westchase. According to the U.S. census, the Citrus Park CDP has a total area of 10.8 square miles (28.0 km2), of which 10.2 square miles (26.3 km2) are land and 0.66 square miles (1.7 km2), and 6.08% are water. The Citrus Park area uses the ZIP Code 33625. U.S. mail may be sent to Citrus Park with the city identified as Tampa or Carrollwood.

As of the census bureau’s American Community Surveys of 2006-2008, there were 23,825 people, 9,085 households, and 6,243 families residing in the community. The population density was 2,247.6 people per square mile. There were 9,740 housing units at an average density of 719.5 per square mile.

Median house prices range from $100,000 – $600,000.

Citrus Park Elementary School
Northwest Elementary School
Bellamy Elementary
Smith Middle School
Walker Middle School
Tampa Day School
Sickles High School
Steinbrenner High School
Alonso High School

Florida State Road 589, also called the Veterans Expressway, crosses the Citrus Park from north to south and is a main thoroughfare.

Big Cat Rescue is a non-profit sanctuary for large cats that is open to the public. It is located off Citrus Park Drive near Gunn Highway and Veterans Expressway. Westfield Citrus Park is a major shopping center.

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Clearwater is a city located in Pinellas County, Florida, United States, northwest of Tampa and St. Petersburg. To the west of Clearwater lies the Gulf of Mexico and to the southeast lies Tampa Bay. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 107,685. Clearwater is the county seat of Pinellas County and is the smallest of the three principal cities in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan area, most commonly referred to as the Tampa Bay Area. Clearwater encompasses the zip codes 33763, 33764, 33758, 33755, 33759, 33757, 33766, 33761, 33769, 33762, 33760, 33756, 33767, and 33765.

Median house prices in Clearwater and Clearwater Beach range from $150,000 – $3.6 million.

St. Petersburg College
Sunstate Academy
Clearwater High School
Washburn Academy
Delphi Academy of Florida
Clearwater Academy International

Originally part of Hillsborough County, the first road joining Clearwater and Tampa was built in 1849, which dramatically reduced the prior day-long commute between the cities. In 1915, a bridge was built across Clearwater Harbor, joining the city with Clearwater Beach to the west. Clearwater Beach, although located on a separate barrier island, belongs to the city of Clearwater and fronts the Gulf of Mexico. A new, much higher bridge now arcs over the bay, replacing the former drawbridge; the connecting road is part of State Road 60 and is called Clearwater Memorial Causeway. Tampa International Airport serves Clearwater and the rest of the Tampa Bay Area as the primary means of air travel. St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport has also seen its usage increase. The city owns Clearwater Air Park.

Clearwater’s downtown has been undergoing major redevelopment in recent years. General beautification has been done along with completion of several high-rise condos and a large marina. New bars, restaurants and other amenities are coming to the area, renamed the “Cleveland Street District”. Royalty Theatre is also slated to be renovated. Spectrum Field in Clearwater is the spring training home of Major League Baseball’s Philadelphia Phillies, as well as their High-A affiliate, the Clearwater Threshers. Another feature is Coachman Park which hosts events throughout the year. The city is separated by the Intracoastal Waterway from Clearwater Beach. Clearwater is the home of Clearwater Marine Aquarium, where bottlenose dolphins Winter and Hope live. The downtown core is approximately 2 miles (3 km) from Clearwater Beach and 6 miles (10 km) from downtown Dunedin. The drive to both places and many parts of downtown itself feature views of the water and the Clearwater Memorial Causeway. Moccasin Lake Nature Park is a 51-acre nature preserve with a 5-acre lake that is owned and operated by the city. The Center features live rehabilitated birds of prey, reptiles, amphibians and aquatic wildlife. The City of Clearwater contains five pools: Ross Norton, North Greenwood, Morningside, the Longcenter, and Clearwater Beach. These pools have participated in the World’s Largest Swim Lesson.

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North Pinellas refers to the areas of Belleair Bluffs, Dunedin, East Lake, Largo, Oldsmar, Palm Harbor, Safety Harbor, and Tarpon Springs that are all located toward the north of Pinellas County, Florida.

Belleair Bluffs
Belleair Bluffs is just under half of a square mile of land in size and is almost completely built-out with approximately 2200 inhabitants. The city is made up of 200 businesses – commercial and professional – as well as 540 single-family homes, 320 apartments, and 650 condominium units. The community provides for its residents a wide range of living choices and shopping to serve the needs of both the City and its neighboring communities. The annual tree lighting and carol sing continue to be a focal point of the year for the city’s residents. Bellair Bluffs is one of the gateways to the Gulf beaches. It is served by the zip code 33770. Median house prices are $180,000 – $1.3 million.

The middle of downtown Dunedin is located at the intersection of Main Street and Douglas Avenue. Dunedin is bordered by the city of Clearwater to the south and east, the Gulf of Mexico to the west, and by the community of Palm Harbor to the north. Dunedin is served by the zip codes 34697 and 34698. Median house prices are $100,000 – $1.1 million.

Within the city limits of Dunedin, there are four public elementary schools (Curtis Fundamental, Dunedin, Garrison-Jones, San Jose), one public middle school (Dunedin Highland), and one public high school (Dunedin High School). There are two charter schools (Athenian Academy of Pinellas and Academie DaVinci), and two private schools (Anchor Academy and Dunedin Academy).

Sister city to Stirling, Scotland, Dunedin has maintained and embraced its Scottish roots. Once a year, Scottish clans descend upon the city for the Dunedin Highland Games. In addition to the Highland Games, Dunedin hosts many other annual festivals. The most popular among these is Dunedin’s Mardi Gras celebration, during which thousands of visitors descend on the small town. Dunedin includes numerous shops, bars, dining options and nightlife. A Downtown Market is held regularly as well as special events and a 2nd Friday Art Walk.

Dunedin is home to several beaches, including Dunedin Causeway, Honeymoon Island, and Caladesi Island State Park, which is consistently rated among the best beaches in the world. Located on Edgewater Drive, the Fenway Hotel is a historic hotel that saw many famous guests throughout its lifetime. Since 1977, Dunedin is the spring training home of the Toronto Blue Jays, as well as the class-A Dunedin Blue Jays of the Florida State League. The city is home to multiple breweries including Dunedin Brewery, Florida’s oldest microbrewery. Dunedin is one of the few open waterfront communities from Sarasota to Cedar Key where buildings do not completely obscure the view of the Intracoastal Waterway and the Gulf of Mexico beyond.

East Lake
East Lake is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pinellas County, Florida. The population was 30,962 at the 2010 census. It was one of the last areas in the densely populated county to develop. It is often confused with East Lake in neighboring Hillsborough County. East Lake consists of the separate sub-communities of East Lake Woodlands, Lansbrook, Ridgemoor, Woodfield, Boot Ranch, and Tarpon Woods. Its boundaries include Pasco County to the north, Hillsborough County to the east, the city of Oldsmar to the south, and Palm Harbor and the city of Tarpon Springs to the west. East Lake is served by the zip codes 34655, 34677, 34685, and 34688. Median house prices are $125,000 – $1 million.

Largo is the third largest city in Pinellas County, Florida, and is part of the Tampa Bay Area. As of the 2014 Census estimate, the city had a population of 84,500,[5] up from 69,371 in 2000. Largo is a sister city to Tosayamada, Kochi, Japan. In 2007, Largo had been named a National Arbor Day Tree City for the 28th year in a row and is the only city in Tampbay that is a Sterling Tree City. It is served by the zip codes 33770-33779. Median house prices are $160,000 – $2 million.

It is centrally located in Pinellas County, touching the Intracoastal Waterway to the southwest and Tampa Bay to the northeast. Clearwater is Largo’s neighbor to the north. To the northwest are the towns of Belleair and Belleair Bluffs. The city of Pinellas Park lies south of eastern Largo. Seminole lies south of western Largo. The unincorporated community of Ridgecrest forms a large enclave between western and central Largo. A number of county enclaves pepper the City of Largo. Largo is dotted with a number of lakes, the largest of which is Taylor Lake at 53 acres (210,000 m2). Allen’s Creek drains northeast Largo, flowing into Tampa Bay. McKay Creek flows through southwest Largo into the Intracoastal Waterway.

Oldsmar includes several parks along Tampa Bay, historic bungalows, a downtown, and a commercial area along West Hillsborough Avenue. The historical society operates a museum in Oldsmar, and the city erected a new library in 2013. In 1927, the name was changed to “Tampa Shores” before being renamed to Oldsmar in 1937. Oldsmar is part of the Pinellas County Schools district and is served by Countryside High School, along with sections served by East Lake High School. Oldsmar’s zip code is 34677. Median house prices are $140,000 to $900,000.

In hopes of returning to the days of “Old Florida”, Oldsmar’s downtown is currently undergoing redevelopment efforts. Oldsmar celebrates its history every year with Oldsmar Days and Nights, including parades, car shows (featuring the Oldsmobile), and carnival rides.

Palm Harbor
Palm Harbor is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Pinellas County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census, the CDP had a population of 64,301. It is a largely residential community with several concentrations of commerce. Downtown Palm Harbor, north of Tampa Road between U.S. Highway 19 Alternate and Omaha Street, hosts many small shops and eateries along with a handful of historic buildings. U.S. Highway 19, a mile or two east of downtown, offers access to higher concentrations of commerce, with an array of national chain restaurants and retailers. One entrance to Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club, a nationally regarded golf course, is found on U.S. 19.

The historic downtown district of Palm Harbor has numerous festivals and craft fairs. “Palm Harbor’s First Friday Celebrations” are a popular community event for youngsters and adults alike. There are rides and games for the children, with opportunities to dine on food from the many local restaurants, enjoy local artists and crafters displaying and selling their wares. Annually, the first Sunday in October marks when the “Taste of Palm Harbor” festival is held. It offers live music and the tasting of samples from over 20 local restaurants, many of which make seafood their specialty.

Palm Harbor has various recreational amenities. The area is home to John Chesnut, Sr. Park, located in the East Lake region, as well as H.S. “Pop” Stansell Park, located to the west of Palm Harbor Boulevard and overlooking St. Joseph’s Sound. Palm Harbor has a unique “hilly” geography which is uncommon in Florida. It is served by the zip codes 34682, 34683, 34684, and 34685. Median house prices are $130,000 – $880,000.

Safety Harbor
Safety Harbor is a city on the west shore of Tampa Bay in Pinellas County, Florida, United States. It was incorporated in 1917. The population was 16,884 at the 2010 census. The harbor or bay of the same name on which it is located is the nearly-landlocked far northwestern extension of Tampa Bay, and the city is located on the west side of that bay. Safety Harbor’s tree-lined streets and quaint, “small-town” appearance are part of its unique Florida charm. It is served by the zip code 34695. Median house prices are $230,000 – $1 million.

Tarpon Springs
Tarpon Springs is a city in Pinellas County, Florida, United States. The population was 23,484 at the 2010 census. Downtown Tarpon has long been a focal point and is currently undergoing beautification. Dodecanese Avenue in the historic district of Tarpon Springs is a primary tourist destination. The street winds its way from Pinellas Avenue west along the Anclote River. Passing the marina the way with the sponge boats docked along the Sponge Docks. It is served by the zip codes 34688 and 34689. Median house prices are $114,000 – $1.2 million.

The nearby beaches, part of the Pinellas County parks, are popular for swimming, windsurfing, picnics, boating, and other water sports. People also come to the beaches to watch the beautiful sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico. Sandy barrier islands offshore are accessible by boat and are especially ideal for shell spotting and watching bottlenose dolphins at play. One permanent island, Anclote Key, is a State Park Preserve with a historic lighthouse, bird nesting colonies, and pristine beaches.

There are several districts and properties in Tarpon Springs which have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Carrollwood was founded in 1959 and was built out in the 1960s. The community spread westward during the 1970s and 1980s. Carrollwood was struck by a tornado outbreak, which occurred throughout Central Florida on April 4, 1966. Carrollwood is an unincorporated community in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. It is part of the larger census-designated place (CDP) of Carrollwood, which also includes the neighborhood of Carrollwood Village. A census-designated place corresponding just to Carrollwood existed during the 1990 census, with a population of 7,195. The zip code for Carrollwood are 33618 and 33625.

Median house prices in Carrollwood range from $200,000 – $2 million.

Lake Magdalene Elementary School
Essrig Elementary School
Hill Middle School
Adams Middle School
Chamberlain High School
Carrollwood Elementary School
Canela Elementary School

Carrollwood boundaries include Lake Magdalene to the north, Tampa to the east, Egypt Lake to the south, and Carrollwood Village to the west. Some of the major roads serving the community are Dale Mabry Highway, Busch Boulevard, Bears and Fletcher Avenue.

Carrollwood offers its residents numerous dining, physical, and shopping options due to the wealth of businesses located along North Dale Mabry Highway.

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Avila is a neighborhood in North Tampa that is considered to be one of the most exclusive communities in Tampa, Florida. As of the 2010 census report, Avila had a population of 2,626. The 900-acre community contains 395 residences. The gated community lies within District 7 of the Tampa City Council, and is occupied by star athletes, socialites, and professionals. Surrounded by eight-foot walls, its name was inspired by the Spanish city of Ávila that was itself protected by imposing walls. In 1978, land developer J. Robert “Bob” Sierra laid the groundwork for Avila in 1978. The vast majority of the current homes in Avila were built in the 1980s. The community contains a dozen lakes, a conservation area, and oak, cypress, and pine trees.

Median house prices in Avila range from $1.2 – $6 million.

Maniscalco Elementary School
Buchanan Middle School
Gaither High School
Corbett Preparatory School
Carrollwood Day School

Avila was constructed with two entrances, one on Lake Magdalene Boulevard and another on North Florida Avenue. The neighborhood is guarded 24 hours a day and patrolled by security guards who use radar guns to monitor the speeds of vehicles. Avila’s boundaries are roughly Highway 41 to the west, Crenshaw Lake Road to the north, and Lake Magdalene Boulevard to the south. The only street exceeding a mile in length is Guisando de Avila, measuring 1.17 miles in length.

The neighborhood was created with various dining options and its centerpiece — the Avila Golf and Country Club. Amenities include six tennis courts, a swimming pool and fitness center, and an 18-hole course redesigned by famed golfer Jack Nicklaus in 1988. Former major league baseball player Derek Jeter holds an annual golf tournament here and PGA pros are on staff for private golf lessons.

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