About the City of Tampa
The City of Tampa is a beautiful, historic, and growing city on the western coast of central Florida. It is the third-largest city in the state and the largest city in the Tampa Bay Area. Tampa has received many awards and recognitions. In 2019, Tampa was named the top city where people are moving to, a top city for millennials, the Best City in Florida, the best small tech market in North America, the 2nd best city to retire in, the 13th best foodie city in the US, and one of the most fun cities in America. In 2019, Tampa also received a perfect score in the Human Rights Campaign Municipal Equality Index. Tampa prides itself on being an inclusive, welcoming, and diverse city. From our vibrant downtown to our diverse neighborhoods, Tampa is home to a blend of cultures and traditions that make up the unique fabric of our community. Between our sparkling waterfront, our world-class attractions, and our community spirit, there are so many reasons why Tampa is a great place to live, work, and play!