Along the western shore of Tampa Bay lies Safety Harbor, a small town with a population of 16,884. The name of Safety Harbor originated in the 18th century. Pirates used to be prominent in the area, but the bay was a safer place for traveling ships, a safe harbor. Thus the name used use today. Inhabitants have been in the area since the Stone Age, and when the Spanish came to the location, the Tocobaga people lived here. You can even see one of their burial mounds in Philippe Park.
The town is home to Espiritu Santo Springs, a natural mineral spring. Today, the Safety Harbor Resort and Spa is on the site of the springs, and it is a popular place to visit for locals and visitors. It also happens to be a historical landmark. Quite a few other things help people choose Safety Harbor for their home, though. The town is just a short distance from great beaches. The town has places to shop and dine, and it’s a nice little place to raise a family.
Parents will find quality schools in the area as well. They have two public schools in the town limits, including an elementary school and an award winning middle school. High school students will go to other nearby schools, the nearest high school being in Clearwater.
Living in Safety Harbor has many benefits. The location is great, the weather is phenomenal, and the town has a pleasant and friendly atmosphere. The tree-lined streets give the city the small town look and feel that so many home buyers want. If you are looking for peace and quiet, buying a home in Safety Harbor could be a great choice.
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