Unincorporated community
Template:Location mapLocation within the state of Florida
Template:Location mapLocation within Hillsborough county
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Country United States
State Florida
County Hillsborough
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
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Welcome, is an unincorporated community in southeastern Hillsborough County, Florida, United States, located a quarter mile south of Lithia-Pinecrest Road (Hillsborough County Road 640), two miles east of Pinecrest. Most of the town lies along or just to the west of Keysville Road (County Road 676). It is best known as the home of Alafia River State Park.


Welcome was settled near the end of the 19th century. In 1905, the town was serviced by the Seaboard Railroad Line, but service was discontinued when the lumber supply was depleted in 1916.[1]


The community of Welcome is served by Hillsborough County Schools. Students are zoned for Pinecrest Elementary, Turkey Creek Middle School and Durant High School.[2]


  1. HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY HISTORIC RESOURCES SURVEY REPORT (October 1998). Retrieved on 9 February 2015.
  2. School Locator. Hillsborough County Public Schools. Retrieved on 10 February 2015.

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