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Port Richey

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Port Richey is a city in Pasco County, Florida, United States. It is a suburban city included in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,671 at the 2010 census.HistoryIn 1883, Aaron M. Richey arrived from St. Joseph, Missouri, and settled near the mouth of the Pithlachascotee River. He established a post office in his home on July 9, 1884.Port Richey was incorporated as a municipality in 1925, in response to the incorporation of New Port Richey the previous year. The name Port Richey is older than the name New Port Richey, as the post offices were established in 1884 and 1915, respectively.Singer Johnny Cash owned a home along the Pithlachascotee River from 1979 until 2002. Cash and his wife, June Carter Cash, inherited the house from Maybelle Carter after her death, and sold it in 2002 shortly before their deaths in 2003.The population of Port Richey has remained small, and proposals to abolish the city have gone before the voters several times.The record label DMT Tapes FL, known for its vaporwave releases is also based here.GeographyPort Richey is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.7sqmi, of which 2.1sqmi is land and 0.6sqmi is water.
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