GREATER SEFFNER AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
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- Age: 133 years
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1209 Kingsway Rd, Brandon FL 33510
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The exact date of Seffner's founding is unknown. Some historians claim that Seffner's streets were originally laid out in 1862, but not recorded as a plat formally until 1885. Seffner's post office was opened in 1884, once a new railroad line in the area had been planned. The community was in fact named for its first postmaster, F.P. Seffner. That same year, Seffner's first school and store were opened. The main thoroughfare leading north and south was Lenna Avenue and leading east and west was Highway Number 23, which we know today as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd (Hwy 574). Seffner (and neighboring Mango, FloridaMango and Dover, FloridaDover) served as the three primary towns along the South Florida Railroad right-of-way between Tampa and Plant City, FloridaPlant City. These towns owe their existence and prosperity to the railroad, each becoming an important shipp..