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Hernando County Office of Business Development
26 South Brooksville Avenue
Brooksville, FL 34601

Valerie Pianta
Program Coordinator
Tel: 352-540-6400
Fax: 352-754-5361

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Hernando County is located in the Geographic Center of Florida. Known as the "Business Gateway to Tampa Bay" Hernando County is located approximately 45 miles north of downtown Tampa, 50 miles west of Orlando, 100 miles south of the Ocala/Gainesville areas. With this geographic location, Hernando County is strategically positioned in the middle of three major growth areas in the State of Florida. In addition, the County is well suited for export activities due to its proximity to Florida's major seaport and airport locations. With high quality of life appeal, numerous land options and an outstanding workforce, Hernando County is an excellent option for locating your business.

The major industries in Hernando County are Distribution, Healthcare, Cement Production, Manufacturing, Mining, Tourism, Dairy/Cattle Production, Citrus Production, Forest Resources, and Construction.

The largest private employer in the county is the Walmart Distribution Center, which is one of the largest buildings in the state, encompassing 1.5 million square feet of warehouse space. Other significant employers include Oak Hill and Brooksville/Spring Hill Regional Hospitals, Sparton Electronics, Florida Crushed Stone, Sims Machine & Controls, Cemex, Accuform Signs and Joni Industries.