Plant City, Florida - That "Right-Size" Community Brochure, ca. 1960

Plant City, Florida - That "Right-Size" Community Brochure, ca. 1960

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Plant City

Florida

That

"Right-Size"

Community

Right

in the middle of everything in Peninsular

Florida


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Plant City

Florida

That

"Right-Size"

Community

Right

in the middle of everything in Peninsular

Florida

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Look Into PLANT CITY Florida

Markets

Midway between great metropolitan areas:

Tampa 22 mi
St. Petersburg 42mi
Jacksonville 166 mi
Miami 198 mi

Surrounded by rual consumers.

Workers

Good Labor-Management Record, Cooperative, Healthy, Low Absenteeism.

Recreation

Convenient to both Atlantic and Gulf beaches, hundreds of lakes and amazing attractions.

Living Conditions

Unexcelled Climate, New Schools, Large Hospital, Many Churches.

CENTRAL TO EVERYTHING

PLANT CITY

IN PENINSULAR FLORIDA

Put your PLANT in PLANT CITY, Florida

Transportation

R.R. Main Lines. Atlantic Coast Lines, Seaboard Airline, Several Motor Freight Lines, Buses, Air Strips.

Citrus

Near center of nation's greatest citrus producing area. Over 4,000 acres new groves started in Plant City area last 2 years.

Phosphate

A few miles from largest deposits in United States.

Farm Produce

World's winter Strawberry Capital. Large Farmers Market. Vegetables -Over 25,000 acres, and increasing over 1,000 acres per year.

Cattle

Near center of vast cattle raising area. 75,000 beef cattle in Plant City area.

Excellent Plant Sites for Metal Products - Textiles - Food Processing - Chemicals

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Plant City

was founded in 1883. Population in city now 14,000. The trading population 55,000. Value of building permits has doubled each year for the past three years.

Government

Plant City has for years operated efficiently under the City-Manager system. County government is also efficient and cooperative.

Taxes

The Florida Constitution prohibits State Income Taxes and State Inheritance Taxes. The first $5,000 assessment on your home is exempt from property tax, which amounted to 34 mills in the county area last year, including schools. Within the city there was an additional 19.5 mills.

Industry

Existing industries include - Citrus Canning, Juicing, Concentrating and Crystallizing, Freezing of Strawberries and other fruits, Phosphate Mining and Processing, Heavy Tank and Body Fabricating, Lumber and Wood Working Mills, Fertilizers and Insecticides.

Plant City has the

Right-Kind

OF GOVERNMENT-

City, County, State-

EFFICIENT

ECONOMICAL

and COOPERATIVE

to NEW INDUSTRIES

OF NEIGHBORS FOR YOU-

FRIENDLY AND

HELPFUL

Let Us Help YOU!

PUT YOUR PLANT IN PLANT CITY

Write or Come See Us

Plant City Development Committee

P.0. Box 1509

Plant City, Florida

Phone 4-4101 303 E. Baker St.

Source

State Library Of Florida: Ephemera Collection, Tampa Hillsborough

Description

A brochure for Plant City, Florida, highlighting all this city has to offer, including markets, workers, recreation, living conditions, transportation, citrus, phosphate, farm produce and cattle.