Temple Terrace is located just north of Tampa between three major interstate highways: I-4, I-75 and I-275. This ideal location puts the city close to the Tampa/St. Petersburg metro areas, but also within a short driving distance to Orlando and the Sarasota beach areas. Adjacent to Temple Terrace is the University of South Florida, the second-largest university in the Southeast. Temple Terrace residents also have convenient access to the region’s finest medical facilities, cultural activities and sporting events. The City of Temple Terrace (population 25,000), Florida, is incorporated within Hillsborough County, dedicated to excellence and committed to an innovative approach to high-quality, customer-centered services. If you like the sense of community a small city like Temple Terrace can offer, along with bike trails, golf, artisan restaurants, and fun, creative community events, combined with access to the big city amenities of moving to Tampa – minus the congestion and density – you’re going to love Temple Terrace. The historic City of Temple Terrace originally was promoted as “Tampa’s most beautiful suburb” and home to one of the nation’s first master-planned golf course communities featuring an elite country club lifestyle. The city-owned, privately leased golf course was recently placed on the prestigious National Register of Historic Places. Incorporated in 1925, Temple Terrace became the third of three cities in Hillsborough County, Florida.