Brandon, Florida Community Information

Brandon is largely residential and many of Brandon residents commute to Tampa or the other surrounding cities. Brandon is ideal for this type of commute because of its easy access to two key interstates, I-4 and I-75. These interstates make traveling to work and to the rest of the state a breeze. Located within a short commute of Tampa and St. Petersburg and close to the main Florida attractions like Busch Gardens, Walt Disney World, Universal Florida, Sea World.

Brandon public schools are a part of the Hillsborough County School District, which consists of more than 200 schools spread throughout Hillsborough County.

Brandon is home to the Brandon Ballet, the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) training facility, and is also starting to be known as a small jazz hub.  One of the most popular dining spots in the entire region Della's After Dark has local jazz groups on the weekends and has launched the careers of several young local jazz players.  

Many characteristic establishments call Brandon their birthplace, including Beef O'Brady's, a family-oriented bar and grill chain restaurant prevalent throughout the Southeastern United States. 

The Brandon Swim and Tennis Club has produced numerous Olympic level swimmers and the Brandon High School wrestling team is nationally ranked and had the longest undefeated streak in sports, from 1973-2008

The Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center is a family-first, character and value centered organization recognized for youth programming and specialized sports training for children through to the elite level athlete.

Brandon Town Center is located on Route 60 just East of Tampa. The shopping mall includes a variety of department stores, chain stores, specialty shops, restaurants & other nearby shopping centers. You will find almost everything right here in the center of Brandon.

When it comes to putting on a 4th of July parade the community of Brandon is well seasoned!

Center Place Civic Center supports the arts through extensive community outreach programs.

If you are walking, jogging or biking, check out Davis Park, a beautiful rustic park situated on 15 acres along the Mead Lake.

Skateland of Brandon is a roller skating facility in operation since 1977.

Elementary Schools:
Brooker Elementary
Kingswood Elementary
Limona Elementary
Mintz Elementary
Schmidt Elementary

Middle Schools:
Burns Middle School
Mann Middle School
McClane Middle School

High Schools:
Brandon High School

Business information can be found from the Brandon Chamber of Commerce.

  • Brandon Mall
  • Brandon Mall Interior
  • Brandon Mall Interior 2

Brandon Community Photos: (click to enlarge)

  • Westfield Town Center
  • Westfield Town Center
  • Carousel in the Town Center
  • Westfield Town Center
  • Brandon Ale House
  • Ace Range Golf Club
  • Ace Range Golf Club
  • Ace Range Golf Club
  • Ace Range Golf Club
  • Davis Park
  • Egrets at Davis Park
  • Brandon Family Support & Resource Center
  • Skateland Roller Rink
  • Center Place Fine Arts & Civic Association