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Brooksville is a city in Hernando County, in the Tampa-Saint Petersburg metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Preston Brooks, congressman from South Carolina
The latitude of Brooksville is 28.555N. The longitude is -82.388W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 203 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,436.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Brooksville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hernando County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Tampa-St. Petersburg area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 34601 ZIP code.
14% of Brooksville residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brooksville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brooksville was $16,265, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Brooksville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Brooksville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $345. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $743.
Libraries in Brooksville include East Hernando Branch Library, Hernando County Library System, Rock Cannery Library, West Hernando Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Brooksville include Hernando Today
Hernando County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brooksville political report.
The average commute time for Brooksville workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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