History of Pasco County, Florida

RECENT UPDATES: A set of pictures from Anclote Elementary School contributed by Donna True and Nik Panos is here. A 1922 brochure about Elfers is here. Pictures from the 2014 Chasco Fiesta boat parade are here and on the West Pasco Historical Society Facebook page. Phyllis Ramsey has contributed some old photos from Dade City (and she promises more to come). Her photos are here. Pictures of all nine stilt houses in the Gulf taken by Tanner Abbott on March 8 have been added to this set. A page about bird racks in the Gulf has been added. A brief history of Zephyrhills Fire Rescue was added here. It was provided by Lori Hillman, Sr. Administrative Assistant for Station No. 1 in Zephyrhills. The 1958 New Port Richey telephone book is on the West Pasco Historical Society Facebook page and at Flickr in this set. This book was donated to the WPHS by Walt Casson.

MAIN ARTICLES: Timeline - Early Residents - History of Education - Origins of Place Names - Historical Markers - Webb’s Florida (1885) - Florida Gazetteer (1886-87) - The Genesis of New Port Richey (1924) - History of Pasco County (1943) - Early Hernando County History

OTHER ARTICLES: Anclote - Aripeka - Bailey’s Bluff - Bird Racks in the Gulf of Mexico - Blanton - Bradley Massacre - Archie J. Burnside - Johnny Cash - Chasco Fiesta - Chasco Inn Building - Chipco - Community Congregational Church - County Commission - Court House - Crystal Springs - Dade City - Dade City Bank of Pasco County - Dade City Coleman & Ferguson - Dade City First Baptist Church - Dade City First Presbyterian Church - Dade City First United Methodist Church - Dade City Churches - Dade City Library - Dupree Gardens - Ehren - Elfers - Ellerslie - Emmaus Baptist Church - Fire Departments of Western Pasco - Fivay - Fort King Road - Gowers Corner - Green Key - Hacienda Hotel - J. A. Hendley - Herndon - Joe Herrmann - Hudson - Hurricane of 1921 - Jessamine - Joy-Lan Drive-In Theater - Lacoochee - Lake Iola - Lake Pasadena Area - Land O’ Lakes - Lanier Bridge - Loyce - Medical Services - Meighan/Richey Suncoast Theatre - Military Service - Mohr/Roosevelt - Moon Lake - Native Americans - New Port Richey - New Port Richey/Hollywood - New Port Richey First Baptist Church - New Port Richey Library - Odessa - Orange Lake - Our Lady, Queen of Peace - Overstreet - Pasco Baptist Church - Gerard Pilz, O. S. B. - Port Richey - Port Richey Community Church - Post Offices - Railroads - Richland - Salt Springs - Samuel Pasco - Saint Joseph - San Antonio / St. Leo - San Antonio (Herrmann) - Sand Pond - Sapling Woods - Gene Sarazen in NPR - Sass Hotel/Enchantment Inn - Seven Springs - Sheriff - Slaughter (Clay Sink) - Stilt Houses - Tarpon Springs (Pinellas Co.) - Townsend House Church - Trilby - Trilby Baptist Church - Turpentine - Father Felix Ullrich - Wesley Chapel - WGUL - Whitehurst-Whidden-Stevenson Feud - Zephyrhills - Zephyrhills 1922 Article - Zephyrhills Incorporation - Zephyrhills Colonist/News - Zephyrhills Churches - Zephyrhills Masons, Eastern Star - Zephyrhills Historical Association Newsletters - Zephyrhills Fire Rescue - Various Articles - Other Resources

PICTURES AND VIDEO: Historic Photos - Video Clips

This web site is maintained by Jeff Miller. See also the web site of the West Pasco Historical Society, which provided many of the photos on this site. Please note that the search box below does not search photo captions; there is a separate search box at flickr for the photos.