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

Leto is an unincorporated community in northwestern Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. Along with Egypt Lake, it is a part of the census-designated place (CDP) of Egypt Lake-Leto. It was a separate CDP from 1970 to 1990, and was known as West Park in 1990. The population as of the 1990 census was 10,347.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 8,458
1980 9,003 6.4%
1990 10,347 14.9%

Leto is located at 28 degrees north, 82.5 degrees west (28.011, -82.517); or approximately five miles northwest of Tampa. The elevation for the community is 45 feet above sea level.

Leto boundaries include Tampa International Airport to the south, Egypt Lake to the east, Carrollwood to the north, and Town 'n' Country to the west.

Major surface roads in Leto

Some of the major surface roads serving the community include:

  • Dale Mabry Highway
  • Waters Avenue
  • Lambright Street
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