Wesley Chapel, population 51,229, is located in Pasco County, just 25 miles north of Tampa. Noted for its good schools, reasonable cost of living, plenty of family friendly activities and, of course, ideal weather, Wesley Chapel is also popular for its access to Interstates 75 and 275, making for an easy commute to Downtown Tampa and surrounding areas. As a relatively new community in the Tampa area, Wesley Chapel offers exceptional amenities and services. Several new schools have been built in the past few years to accomodate Wesley Chapel's fast growing population, and plans for more are under way. Wesley Chapel is the location of Pasco Hernando State College-Porter Campus, built in 2013, as well as The Shops at Wiregrass, an upscale outdoor shopping mall. Tennis and basketball courts, swimming pools, and walking and jogging trails, and the beautiful beaches of Southwest Florida are just a few of the outdoor attractions residents enjoy.
Wesley Chapel boasts some of the most desirable gated communities in Florida, including Saddlebrook Golf Course, Villages of Wesley Chapel and Saddleridge Estates. The Beach House is a Wesley Chapel retirement community. Wesley Chapel's median home value is $181,100, slightly below the national average.