Brooksville is a suburban city in Hernando County about an hour north of Tampa. Brooksville was settled in 1845 and is home to historic buildings and residences. Rich with old world charm, the city has total area of 5.0 square miles plus Brooksville may just be the only Florida city with rolling hills. Residents can take advantage of the small town life whilst still living in an area with any easy commute to major cities and attractions.
The city is keen to boost its tourism industry. Currently tourists are attracted to the historical homes and now the city hosts an annual Blueberry Festival in downtown with music performances. This festival continues to grow bringing business to local business owners.
Brooksville is a quaint and quite community offering convenient access to the beaches, shopping and dining in the Tampa Bay area - the best of both worlds! Brooksville offers a great mix of mature charming homes and more modern family orientated communities and retirment communities. Newer communities offer pools, golf, community recreation and are often gated.
Local attractions include Weeki Wachee Springs where you can see mermaids swim. Buccanneer Bay water park is another popular local attraction. In addition Brooksville is close to beaches and there are many community parks to visit and the Brooksville Fairgrounds is a great venue for local events. This area is also a great place for camping, fishing, kayaking and canoeing. Brooksville is also home to the Withlacoochee State Forest - a perfect location for outdoor adventure, offering some of the best hiking and biking trails in the country. Brooksville also offers a number of golf courses including the award winning World Woods Golf Club. To learn more about Brooksville homes for sale or available homes for rent, contact us today.
Brooksville schools belong to the Hernando County School District. Brooksville contains 10 public schools including 5 elementary, 3 middle and 2 high schools. Find more information about Brooksville Schools.
Brooksville is located in Hernando County, approximately 1 hour north of Tampa and 1 hour south of Ocala. The nearby Suncoast Parkway and I-75 makes commuting to metropolitan cities easy. Brooksville offers a great mix of the suburban city yet close enough to big city amenities if desired.