Pasco County

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Pasco County is named for Samuel Pasco, who was a state legislator and a United States Senator.


Created:  June 2, 1887

County Seat:

Dade City  1887 – present


County Courthouse – Dade City 


Location:  SE – Meridian Avenue / 7th Street

Built:  1909 – 1910

Style:  Beaux Arts

Architect:  Edward Columbus Hosford of Atlanta, Georgia

Contractor:  Mutual Construction Company of Louisville, Kentucky


Description: The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick and stone structure. The portico at the north side has four large white colored columns rising to a pediment. The porticos on the east and west sides have two large white colored columns rising to pediments. On the center of the roof is an octagonal dome with clock and white roof. The building was renovated in 1998. The architect was Rink Reynolds Diamond Fisher Architects and the contractor was Prelude Construction Company Inc. and Costal Construction Services, Inc.


See:  The architect, Edward Columbus Hosford of Atlanta, Georgia..


See: The contractor, Mutual Construction Company of Louisville, Kentucky, constructed courthouses in Baker CountyJefferson County, Lafayette County and Polk County; and  in Georgia in Harris County


County Government Center – Dade City 




Location:  38053 Live Oak Avenue / 6th Street

Built:  1998 – 2000

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Heery International, Inc.

Contractor:  Batson-Cook Company


Description: The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The center section has an octagonal clock tower with green colored roof. On the north side of the tower, the main entrance has a recessed porch with four high columns. Further north, the building has a buff colored brick façade. The main façade is red colored brick. The building is named as the East Pasco Government Center.



 Hernando County

E – Sumter County and Polk County

S – Hillsborough County and Pinelass County

W – Gulf of Mexico 





























Photos taken 2009