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Title II
STATE ORGANIZATION
Chapter 7
COUNTY BOUNDARIES
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F.S. 7.29
7.29 Hillsborough County.The boundary lines of Hillsborough County are as follows: Beginning at the northeast corner of section one in township twenty-seven south, range sixteen east; thence east on the north line of township twenty-seven south to the line between ranges twenty-two and twenty-three east; thence south on said range line to the line between townships thirty-two and thirty-three south; thence west on said township line to the south bank of Tampa bay; thence in a direct line to a point midway between Egmont and Passage Keys in the Gulf of Mexico; thence westerly to the boundary of the State of Florida; thence northerly on the boundary of the State of Florida to a point in the Gulf of Mexico due west of the northern shore of Mullet Key; thence due east to a point one hundred yards due west of the northernmost shore of Mullet Key; thence in a line one hundred yards from the shore line around the southern portion of Mullet Key to a point one hundred yards due east of the easternmost shore of Mullet Key; thence due north to a point due east of the northernmost shore of Mullet Key; thence due east to the middle waters of Tampa Bay; thence in a northerly direction through the middle waters of Tampa Bay and Old Tampa Bay to a point where the range line between ranges sixteen and seventeen east strikes said shore; thence north on said range line to the place of beginning.
History.s. 1, Jan. 25, 1834; ss. 1, 2, ch. 107, 1847; s. 2, ch. 1201, 1861; s. 1, ch. 1622, 1866; ss. 4, 6, ch. 1998, 1874; RS 47; GS 45; s. 1, ch. 6247, 1911; RGS 49; CGL 51; s. 1, ch. 19058, 1939.