West Tampa Centennial

West Tampa Centennial (HMVZY)

Location: Tampa, FL 33607 Hillsborough County
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Country: United States of America
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N 27° 58.011', W 82° 29.514'

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1895 ~ 1995

Hugh C. MacFarlane, an immigrant from Scotland, purchased land in November 1886 and built a cigar factory that started production on June 15, 1892. MacFarlane and other developers offered free land and buildings, bringing in more cigar factories and growth that led to the formation of the City of West Tampa on May 18, 1895. Other immigrants from Cuba, Spain, Italy,Scotland, Ireland, Germany and different parts of the United States made up the population, giving the town its distinctive, vibrant character. After 30 years as aprospering municipality West Tampa was annexed to the City of Tampa on January 1, 1925
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Year Placed1995
Placed ByThe Tampa Tribune and the Tampa Historical Society
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 12:48am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 353258 N 3094426
Decimal Degrees27.96685000, -82.49190000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 58.011', W 82° 29.514'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 58' 0.66" N, 82° 29' 30.84" W
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Area Code(s)813
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3013-3071 W Columbus Dr, Tampa FL 33607, US
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