Lutz, Florida

The Location

Lutz is located in Hillsborough County, Florida. It is home to more than 19,000 residents. 

The regional economy is powered by healthcare, insurance, retail, finance, national defense, professional sports, tourism and real estate.  

Lutz is served by nearby Tampa International Airport, passenger rail service and several major highways.

Arts and Entertainment

A semi-rural area just north of Tampa, the town was named after William Paul Lutz, a Tampa Northern Railroad engineer. Lutz is perhaps best known for its role in the movie Edward Scissorhands – part of the film was shot in the Carpenter’s Run neighborhood.

Lutz has plenty of small-town charm, yet it is only minutes from all the attractions in the Tampa Bay area.

Residents and visitors can enjoy the region’s rich arts and culture scene, camping, canoeing, dog parks, skate parks, county parks, athletics facilities, the 2017 Hiking Spree, nearly unlimited dining options, world-class shopping, breweries and distilleries, golfing, water activities, and popular events.


Lutz is served by the Hillsborough & Pasco County Schools as well as several nearby private schools.

Neighboring institutions of higher education include Eastern Florida State College, Everest University, Florida Institute of Technology, Florida State University satellite campus, Keiser University – Melbourne, University of Central Florida Regional Campus and Webster University – Patrick Air Force Base Campus.

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