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    Gibsonton Real Estate Life's a Circus in Gibsonton

    There are approximately 20,000 people living in the Gibsonton community. Located just south of East Tampa, Gibsonton is located on Florida’s West Coast. The area is most notably known for the nearby International Independent Showmens Museum, which is located just outside the town.

    Gibsonton’s famous watering hole is the Showtown USA Bar, which people from all over frequent to. According to Wikipedia, “Gibsonton was famous as a sideshow wintering town, where various people in the carnival and circus businesses would spend the off season, placing it near the winter home for the Ringling Brothers Circus at Tampa, Sarasota and Venice in various times.[5] It was home to Percilla the Monkey Girl, the Anatomical Wonder, and the Lobster Boy. Siamese twin sisters ran a fruit stand here. At one time, it was the only post office with a counter for dwarfs. Aside from the agreeable winter climate, Gibsonton offered unique circus zoning laws that allowed residents to keep elephants and circus trailers on their front lawns.”

    Check out the Showmen’s Museum, here

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