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Gateway to Downtown New Port Richey, Florida on the Main Street Bridge. New Port Richey is a city in Pasco County,
Located along the Gulf of Mexico about 35 miles northwest of Tampa, New Port Richey’s riverfront landscape blends nature, beaches and terrific shopping with restaurants, culture and business – all with a small-town feel. Rich in history, New Port Richey frequently comes alive with festivals and special events. For instance, the 11-day Chasco Fiesta, held along New Port Richey’s riverbanks, celebrates Native American heritage with a pow-wow, floats, a boat parade and more. In addition, New Port Richey is considered part of the Tampa Bay area, a popular tourist destination with major attractions, recreation, sports and culture. New Port Richey is a residential community with a strong local government and an attractive historical downtown and Main Street. The City has a broad array of business and retail services. Since its incorporation in 1924, the city is most recognized for its cultural heritage and unique riverfront landscape. Located in western Pasco County, New Port Richey is approximately 30 miles northwest of greater Tampa.New Port Richey’s geography blends nature, beaches, and great shopping with restaurants, culture and business – all with a small-town feel. Major attractions are located nearby. New Port Richey is rich in history, and alive with festivals and special events.In 1995, New Port Richey became sister citieswith Cavalaire-sur-Mer on the French Riviera. Downtown’s Cavalaire Square (home to arts and cultural performances) was named in honor of that very special relationship.
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Located in west-central Pasco County, New Port Richey encompasses a total area of 4.6 miles. The Gulf of Mexico coastline borders the west side of the city, and the Pithlachascotee River runs through the city’s heart. New Port Richey is considered part of the Tampa Bay area, a popular tourist destination with major attractions, recreation, sports, and culture.
New Port Richey has four high schools, Gulf High School, Ridgewood High School, River Ridge High School, and J. W. Mitchell High School. Of the four, only Gulf High School is located within the city limits of New Port Richey.
New Port Richey is also the location of a campus of Pasco-Hernando State College.
New Port Richey is also the location of Keiser University located at 6014 US Highway 19N.