The county of Hillsborough is located in Florida and was founded in 1834. There are 1,349,050 residents in Hillsborough who have access to courthouses in Brandon, Plant City, Ruskin, Tampa. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Florida is part of the 1th federal circuit court as well.
There are 103,483 residents in Brandon, which is 34.7 square miles and 46ft above sea level. It was settled in 1857[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1984393&CScnty=344& Brandon Family Cemetery Records] and is governed by a local government.
There are 17,208 residents in Ruskin, which is 19.3 square miles and 3ft above sea level.
There are 335,709 residents in Tampa, which is 175.2 square miles and 48ft above sea level. It was settled in 1823 and is governed by a Mayor-council local government.