Located in Hillsborough County, Florida is the unincorporated census-designated place known as Ruskin. Founded in 1908, Ruskin sits on the shores of the Little Manatee River, and was largely agricultural until recent decades. Today Ruskin is a suburban residential area with approximately 17,200 residents. The median home price in Ruskin is around $127,000 but homes for sale vary in price depending upon a number of factors.
Among many other amenities, Ruskin residents have easy access to U.S. Route 41 which runs through its center. I-75 also connects Ruskin residents with neighboring communities, including Tampa. Home to Cockroach Bay Aquatic Preserve, Ruskin is comprised of approximately 15.4 square miles. In, and in close proximity to Ruskin, there are several places of interest, including multiple locales listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Some of those points of interest include the A. P. Dickman House, Firehouse Cultural Center, Leisey Shell Pits, and the Ruskin Family Drive-In Theatre. In a relative short drive you can be at the Florida Aquarium, and enjoy shopping and dining in Tampa, Sarasota or St. Petersburg.
Ruskin is a beautiful community with lush tropical lawns and gently swaying palm trees. The recreational activities available in and around Ruskin are abundant. Lovers of the outdoors can easily find places to fish, kayak, snorkel and jet ski. The climate in Ruskin is pleasant, as are the people who live there. Buy a home in Ruskin and enjoy the small town atmosphere while you soak up the sun on nearby beaches and live the resort-like lifestyle of your dreams.
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