Dade City Atlantic Coast Line Depot

Dade City Atlantic Coast Line Depot (HMRQ5)

Location: Dade City, FL 33523 Pasco County
Country: United States of America

N 28° 21.881', W 82° 11.067'

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Built in 1912 to replace an earlier frame structure located about 1/4 mile north, this depot was the first site in Pasco County to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The adjacent track is on the site of the first rail line to reach Dade City in 1887. Two additional lines were built through Pasco County by 1890.

Railroads transformed this area by providing effigient market access for local products. Numerous small towns appeared along the rails and by 1920 there were daily commuter traffic to Tampa and other communities.

Typical of railway architecture of the period, the depot survived without major alteration. The city of Dade City aquired it from CSX Transportation and, using Federal Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA) funding, restored and rentivated it in 1996-1997.
HM NumberHMRQ5
Year Placed1997
Placed ByThe Pasco Board of County Commissioners and The Pasco County Historical Preservation Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 12:00pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 383931 N 3138171
Decimal Degrees28.36468333, -82.18445000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 21.881', W 82° 11.067'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 21' 52.86" N, 82° 11' 4.02" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)352
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14200 US-301, Dade City FL 33523, US
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