About This Place
Greater Sun Center, known more commonly as Sun City Center, is an unincorporated census-designated place located in southern Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. It is located south of Tampa and north of Sarasota on I-75. As of the 2000 census, the population was 16,321. However, the Chamber of Commerce estimated the number to be approximately 19,000, including 500 retired military officers. The Zip Code serving the community is 33573.
Sun City Center an age-restricted community, which consists mostly of single family dwellings, but also has duplexes, townhouses, and apartment buildings. It has its own hospital and several nursing home facilities. It is legal to drive golf cars on the wide palm lined streets during daylight hours and most shopping has special parking slots for same. There are several golf courses, about 20 various hobby shops, an outdoor and two indoor pools in the main clubhouse area. There are clubs for almost any interest or hobby including ham radio, computers, sewing, cards, investments, and dancing.
Greater Sun Center is located at 27°42′48″N 82°21′35″W / 27.71333°N 82.35972°W / 27.71333; -82.35972 (27.713353, -82.359659).