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: VID00242
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ZEPHYRHILLS, FLORIDA


Pasco County


Part A---General Information


1. Location:


Zephyrhills is in Central Florida, 25 miles northeast of
northeast of St. Petersburg. The elevation is 88 feet.


Tampa, and 52 miles


2. Transportation:

Florida Highways 39, 41 and 54 pass through Zephyrhills. The Atlantic Coast
Line Railroad and the Seaboard Air Line Railroad provide rail service. Bus
service is provided by Greyhound Lines. Air service is not available.

3. Population:

Pasco County had a population of 13,729 in 1945. The population of Zephyr-
hills was 1,239.

4. Climate:

(From observations at St. Leo, Florida.)


Normal
Temperature


Normal
Rainfall


Normal
Temperature


January
February
March
April
May
June


60.3
61.6
66.5
70.6
76.2
79.7


2.96
2.77
3.17
2.32
4.27
8.24


July
August
September
October
November
December
Annual


80.9
81.1
79.4
73.4
65.6
60.5
71.3


8.10
8.77
6.61
3.60
2.08
2.61
55.50


5. History:

The town was founded by a group of G. A. R. veterans. It has been known as
a vetererif town because Spanish American War veterans came here and also
Legionaires after World War 1. The railroads cam through and the town grew.
Zephyr in Greek means gentle west wind. The town was named Zephyrhills
because it is located in the hills of Pasco County, and there is almost always
a-delightful breeze.

6. Major Sources of Income:

Agriculture, saw mills, and tourist trade are the main sources of income.
Part B---Recreation and Entertainment


1. Special Events:

None.

2. Athletic Events:


Zephyrhills High School athletic events are held here during the school term.

S3. Tourist Clubs:
The Tourist Club has a new clubhouse. Suppers and dances are held every
Saturday night. Dues are ,2.50 per year. There are shuffleboard courts and
benches around where cards, dominoes and checkers are played.

4. Recreational Clubs:

None.


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Civic Organizations:

Lions Club
Quarterdeck Club
American Legion
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Woman's Club
Garden Club
United Spanish War Veterans
Veterans. of Foreign Wars Auxiliary
American Legion Auxiliary
United Spanish War Veterans Auxiliary

Fraternal Organizations:


Masons
Eastern.Star

Organized Entertainment:

None.

Recreational Facilities:


There is a shuffleboard court and a swimming pool in Zephyrhills.

Hunting:

tunting.areas are limited in this section.

Fishing:

Fishing areas are limited in this section.

Churches:

Methodist, Baptist, Assembly of God, Fundamental, Gospel Hall, Church of
Christ, Christian, Christian Science, Seventh Day Adventist, Baptist,.Epis-
copal, Nazarene, and Catholic denominations have services in Zephyrhills.
Part C---Aqcommodations


ZEPHYRHILLS, FLORIDA


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Hotels: ; .

Zephyr, 18 rooms, rates $2 up single, $3 up double. :
Hart, 14 rooms, rates P1.50 up single, $2.50 up double, American plan.
Tourist Courts:

None.

Guest Homes:

A. L. Millers Tourist Home, four blocks from town, 10 rooms.
Bolt Apartments
Johns Apartments
Watson Apartments: I (
Willard Apartments
Frazier Apartments

Trailer Parks:

Eastmans Trailer Court, 88 spaces, electrical, water and drain connections,
lunch room, rates $8:per month.
Graybee Trailer Court, 25 spaces, electrical, water and drain'connections.
Eating Places:


Wolverine Motorette
Highway Lunch
Mikes Cafe


Further information on Zephyrhills can be obtained from:
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Zephyrhills, Florida
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ZEPHYRHILLS, FLORIDA


16. Wholesale Facilities
General: Zephyrhills is not a wholesale distribution center. Commercial
cold storage and commercial freezing facilities are available and adequate.
Public warehousing facilities are not available.
17. Housing Conditions
General: The housing situation is acute.
18. Hotels and Restaurants
Hotels: Number,l; rooms, 14.
Restaurants: Number, 5; seating capacity, 140.
19. Newspapers
Weekly: Zephyrhills Publishing Company.
20. Laundries and Dry Cleaners
Commercial laundries: Number, 1.
Commercial dry cleaners: Number, 1.
21. Civic Organizations
Organizations and name of president: Chamber of Commerce, Roy K. Kaylor;
Lions, Jos. Richard; Woman's Club, Mrs. L. B. Boylan.
22. Churches
Denominations: Baptist, Catholic, Christian, Christian Science, Church of
Christ, Church of God, methodist, Nazarene, Seventh Day Adventist.


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