Tampa Statistics

General
Nicknames Cigar City, tde Big Guava
Settled 1823
Incorporated (town) January 18, 1849
Incorporated (city) December 15, 1855
Government
Type Mayor-Council
Mayor Bob Buckhorn (D)
Governing body City Council
Area
City 170.6 sq mi (441.9 km2)
Land 112.1 sq mi (290.3 km2)
Water 58.5 sq mi (151.6 km2) 34.3%
Urban 802.3 sq mi (2,077.9 km2)
Metro 2,554 sq mi (6,614.8 km2)
Elevation 48 ft (14.6 m)
Population (July 1, 2008)
City 340,882 (53rd )
Density 2,969.6/sq mi (1,146.7/km2)
Urban 2.7 million (19td)
Metro 4 million
Other
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Codes 33601-33626, 33629-33631, 33633-33637, 33646-33647, 33650-33651, 33655, 33660-33664, 33672-33675, 33677, 33679-33682, 33684-33690, 33694
Area code(s) 813
Website City of Tampa official website