The Hoods of Tampa Bay
Check out the hoods and streets of the Tampa Bay region that includes Tampa, St. Pete, Bradenton, Clearwater area, Lakeland, Sarasota, and more.
The city of Tampa hoods of Hillsborough County, are TC standing for Town and Country, Carver City and the once Trill Fam located off of Lois Avenue, the legendary West Tampa with the 4 Way Projects, West Main Street, and the Boulevard Homes, Tampa Heights, Robles Park, Tampa Park, and the old and infamous Central Park projects.
In other parts of the city like East Tampa and North Tampa, the areas of the old College Hills and Ponce de Leon projects, 15th Dirty Game along 15th Street, Jackson Heights, 34 Manche, Highland Pines, Grant Park, Nuccio, Sulphur Springs and the once Drak Drak and Cypha Life, CBG or Cross Busch, 15th Dumbway, Cross Fletcher, along with Palm River, Progress Village, and 78 CMC.
The St Pete hood is made up of the small section south of interstate 175, the midtown or South Side section of St. Petersburg.
What was once a small area would later get bigger throughout the years with different St Pete hoods of Childs Park or Tre 4, Jordan Park, Bethel Heights apartments, 8 Hype or Harbordale, Lakewood 54th Ave, is just the few that are well known and shown on the map of the St Pete hoods in Pinellas County.
Outside of the St Pete hood, Pinellas County has small sections in the Largo and Clearwater cities. Hoods like Greenwood, one of the oldest black communities of Pinellas County, that started between Cleveland and Court streets, and is now center around Martin Luther King Avenue and Palmetto Street.
The Clearwater hood of North Greenwood, got its claim to fame for the “Da Hood Gone Wild” DVD in the Tampa Bay area. Other areas is the High Point section based around 58th Street North, off of Roosevelt Blvd and the Ridgecrest area around 119th Street North and Ulmerton Road one of the few Largo hoods.
Down in Manatee County, the Palmetto Florida area also known as Palmghetto and Uptown, with the Bradenton area being based around 9th Avenue or Martin Luther King Jr. Further south of Manatee County is the Sarsota hood, with different blocks that the police might say are part of Sarasota gangs.
Sarasota hoods of DLB-Leon, Central Boys, Janie Poe Drive / Project Lane, Cohen Way, Chico Town / Gillepsie Park, Da States / Newtown Estates, Mango, the old projects, and other blocks that all around the Newtown section of Sarasota and off of Martin Luther King Way.