New Port Richey is a residential community with a strong local government and an attractive historical downtown and Main Street. The City has a broad array of business and retail services. Since its incorporation in 1924, the city is most recognized for its cultural heritage and unique riverfront landscape. Located in western Pasco County, New Port Richey is approximately 30 miles northwest of greater Tampa.
New Port Richey’s geography blends nature, beaches, and great shopping with restaurants, culture, and business - all with a small-town feel. Major attractions are located nearby. New Port Richey is rich in history and alive with festivals and special events.
George R. Sims, one of New Port Richey’s earliest promoters, donated Sims Park (then named Enchantment Park) to the City in 1924. Sims Park is protected by New Port Richey’s very first ordinance, and because of Ordinance One, Sims Park will remain the people’s park forever. Dogs are welcome in Sims Park and around Orange Lake on a leash.
Unlike the clear, cool waters of the Springs Coast Watershed's spring-fed rivers, the Pithlachascotee is a blackwater stream that is more than 23 miles long and originates in the Crews Lake area of Pasco County. Along with the Anclote River, the locally nicknamed "Cotee" River crosses the District's Starkey Wilderness Park and meanders through Pasco County. It eventually makes its way out to the Gulf of Mexico at Miller's Bayou.
West Pasco Chamber of Commerce
We invite you, your family, and your business to explore the West Pasco options just waiting to show you why life and commerce on the coast of the gleaming Gulf offers sublime qualities of life and exciting business opportunities. We invite you to stop by the Chamber and pick up some information on the area or buy a ticket to a current event.
We welcome you to Pasco County!