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Del Rio
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Florida
County Hillsborough
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 33617
Area code(s) 813

Del Rio is an unincorporated community, urban community in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States, between Tampa and Temple Terrace, near the Hillsborough River. The community is known as The Fishbowl to locals because many streets in the area are named for fish.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 7,409
1990 8,248 11.3%

Del Rio is bounded by Tampa to the west, the Hillsborough River to the north, East Lake-Orient Park to the south, and 56th Street (SR 583) to the east.


Del Rio was laid out in the 1950s and 1960s as one of the suburban communities of Tampa. The community grew rapidly during the 1960s and 1970s. Its peak population according to the Census was 8,248 in 1990.

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