Valrico Community Profile

 Welcome to Valrico!


Valrico began as a region of cotton plantations known as Long Pond. The arrival of the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad in 1890 brought many new immigrants from points north. William G. Tousey, a philosophy professor from Tufts College, gave the community its current name, which is derived from a Spanish phrase meaning “valley of gold”. Valrico is located in Hillsborough County and is close to being in the center of Florida. Small town feel within minutes of the city of Tampa.

If you drive east on State road 60 you will find yourself passing some of the best produce markets. Stop in and grab yourself some strawberry shortcake or a smoothie. You will not regret it!

Valrico is minutes away from Brandon, which has all of one’s entertainment needs such as movie theaters, the Brandon mall, and a plethora of restaurants.





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Publix 1971 State Road 60, Valrico, FL, United States
Sydney Dover Trails 4120 FL-60, Dover, FL 33527 Great place for nice walk or a long run.
Brandon Farm Market 3931 State Rd 60, Valrico, FL, United States
Collins Produce 2810 FL-60, Valrico, FL 33594
Cracker Barrel 1880 State Road 60, Valrico, FL, United States
Willie's Seafood Restaurant 1912 Main St, Valrico, FL 33594-6728
Bloomingdale Regional Public Library 1906 Bloomingdale Ave., Valrico, Florida 33596