Some of the cities, towns, and places in Pasco County are Blanton, Branchborough, Darby, Gulf Harbors, Hudson Beach, Jessamine, Richland, Seven Springs, St. Joseph, Starkey Ranch, Trilacoochee, Vitis
Pasco County is located on the west central coast of the U.S. state of Florida. According to the 2020 census, the population was 561,691. Its county seat is Dade City, and its largest city is Zephyrhills. The county is named after Samuel Pasco.
Pasco County is included in the Tampa Bay Area and is primarily a bedroom community for Tampa and St. Petersburg.
It includes numerous parks and trails located along rivers, the Gulf of Mexico, lakes, and highway/railroad right-of-ways. Several nudist resorts are located in Pasco. It has become known as the "naturist capital of the United States," beginning with a development in 1941. West Pasco includes retirement areas, commercial fishing, and suburbs of Tampa. The Suncoast Parkway as well as U.S. 19, U.S. 41, U.S. 98, U.S. 301, and Interstate 75 all pass through Pasco. The county is directly west of Polk and Sumter counties, north of Hillsborough and Pinellas counties, and south of Hernando County.