Group Title: Inventory of industrial advantages
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Title: Inventory of industrial advantages
Physical Description: 6 v. : ; 39 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Florida State Advertising Commission
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: Tallahassee Fla
Publication Date: 1948-1949?]
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General Note: Issued separately for Florida cities in cooperation with local chambers of commerce and varied agencies.
General Note: In loose-leaf binders.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00075576
Volume ID: VID00065
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 001689269
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ELFERS, FLORIDA'


Pasco County



Part A---General Information


1. Location:

Elfers is on the West Coast of Florida, 40 miles northv:est of Tampa. Elfers
is near the Gulf of Mexico. The elevation is approximately 35 feet.

2. Transportation:

U. S. Highway 19 passes through Elfers. The Seaboard Air Line Railroad pro-
vides freight and express.service, but passenger service is not available at
present. Bus service is provided by the Greyhound Lines. Air service is not
available.

3. Population:


Pasco County had a population of 13,729
tovn and its population figures are not

4. Climate:

(From observations at St. Leo, Florida)


Normal
Temperature


60.3
61.6
66.5
70.6
76.2
79.7


Normal
Rainfall


2.96
2.77
3.17
2.32
4.27
8.24


July
August
September
October
November
December
Annual


in 1945. Elfers is an unincorporated
reported.


Normal
Temperature


80.9
81.1
79.4
73.4
65.6
60.5
71.3


Normal
Rainfall

8.10
8.77
6.61
3.60
2.08
.2.61
55.50


5. History:

Elfers vas originally knorn as Sappling Woods because of its many pines. .It
was renamed Elfers by Mrs. Island, the postmaster in 1907. The tovn was
settled by fishermen.

6. Major Sources of Income:

Citrus groves and citrus plants provide the main sources of income.

Part B---Recreation and Entertainment


1. Special Events:

None.

2. Athletic Events:

High school athletics are enjoyed during the school term.
made up of employees of Citrus Growers Association, plays
months a year.


One softball team
once a vieek eight


3. Tourist Clubs:

New Port Richey Tourist Club.

4. Recreational Clubs:

None.

5. Civic Organizations:

None.


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ELFERS, FLORIDA
6. Fraternal Organizations:

None.

7. Organized Entertainment:

None.

8. Recreational Facilities:

None. 3

9. Hunting:

Duck, quail, dove, rabbits, and squirrels are found in this section. It is
approximately five miles to unposted hunting grounds. There are no hunting
lodges near Elfers. Captain Bill Pittman, Elfers, Florida, is a hunting
guide.

10. Fishing:

Salt water redfish, grunts, and tarpon are caught in the Gulf of Mexico.
Fresh water fish are caught in small lakes near Elfers. There are no fishing
camps. Captain Bill Pittman-and Mike Olson are fishing guides. There are
no charter fishing boats available.

11. Churches:

.Twp Baptist Churches have services in Elfers.

Part C---Accommodations
1. Hotels:

None.

2. Tourist Courts:

None.

3. Guest Homes:

Mrs. Oma Mitchell, rates $35 to $45 per month.
Mrs. St. Clair, Box 114, Elfers.
Mrs. A. Chamberlain, General Delivery, Elfers.

4. Trailer Parks:

None.

5. Eating Places:

Kentucky Tavern
Walters General Store
Tussey's
Konnings Grocery



NEWI PORT RICHEY TOURIST CLUB
New Port Richey, Florida













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