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Brandon and Riverview are two unincorporated communities and census-designated places (CDP) in Hillsborough County, Florida. Riverview, located south of Brandon, is also home to Bell Creek Nature Preserve.
Whether you want to live near Tampa but want to be surrounded by a small-town experience or are looking for a town you can call home, Brandon and Riverview might make the two best options.
One of the great things about these two CDPs is that they can appeal to a wide range of interests. From great neighborhoods to excellent attractions and easy access to all amenities, Brandon and Riverview are two perfect places to call home.
Education in Brandon/Riverview
The Hillsborough County Public School system operates all the public schools in both areas.
Brandon High School is a notable public school in Brandon, while Riverview High School, Bell Creek Academy, and Sumner High School are popular public schools in Riverview.
Southern Technical College has a campus in Brandon and WMU Cooley Law School near Falkenburg Rd. operates in Riverview.
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The Climate in Brandon/Riverview
Brandon and Riverview both feature a humid subtropical climate. The temperature varies from 62 degrees in winter to 85 degrees in summer. Like the rest of the Tampa Bay area, both the communities receive abundant rainfall—nearly 44 inches of rain annually.
Public Transportation in Brandon/Riverview
Public transportation in Brandon and Riverview is provided by Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART). It operates local bus lines, express bus lines, and streetcars all across the Hillsborough region, including Brandon and Riverview. Various carpooling services also operate across these two neighboring places.
Living in Brandon/Riverview
Brandon and Riverview, located in Hillsborough, Florida, share a border and are classified as unincorporated census-designated places. Whether you are looking for a vacation home, a forever home, or a retirement home, both Brandon and Riverview have a lot to offer.
There are house types that suit every lifestyle in all the modern neighborhoods—whether you are looking for a house with a yard or a condo with a balcony. The median home or condo value in Brandon is $202,043, while it is $222,400 in Riverview.
Though Brandon and Riverview aren’t big cities, they have a lot to offer their residents. Nearly 100,000 people call Brandon home, and about 71,050 reside in Riverview. As both the CDPs are part of the Tampa Metropolitan area, they offer a lot of amenities for residents to enjoy regardless of their small size.
The estimated median household income in Brandon is $54,909, while it is $73,948 in Riverview.
There are a lot of ways in which you can get involved when you move to Brandon and Riverview. You can become part of a committee, board, a volunteer group, or join a club or social gathering where you participate in multiple activities you enjoy like bird watching or painting.
Things to Do in Brandon/Riverview
As Brandon and Riverview are a part of the Tampa Metro Area, there is so much you can see and do here. Locals and visitors can enjoy the expansive waterways alike with many activities like kayaking, paddle boarding, boating, and swimming.
Brandon and Riverview are located quite close to the Busch Gardens amusement parks. You can take your friends and family here for a day out and spend your time enjoying the rides and animal attractions.
The Intracoastal Waterway is excellent for kayaking, and if you are a daredevil, you can indulge in the rope obstacle course.
The Bell Creek Nature Preserve is a 597-acre nature sanctuary located in the Riverview area. It is home to numerous habitats, including grassland, flatwoods, scrub and sandhill, and the endangered wildflower, the Florida golden-aster.
You will also find various other species that this organization works to protect, such as the Florida sandhill crane and the gopher tortoise. Alongside exploring the wildlife, visitors at this sanctuary can also hike and bike through the area. Group guided tours and educational resources are also offered here.
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