New Port Richey is a residential community with a strong local government and an attractive historic downtown and Main Street. The City has a broad array of business and retail services.the city is most recognized for its cultural heritage and unique riverfront landscape. Located in western Pasco County, New Port Richey is approximately 30 miles northwest of greater Tampa. New Port Richey’s geography blends nature, beaches, and great shopping with restaurants, culture, and business – all with a small-town feel.
New Port Richey is rich in history and alive with festivals and special events. In 1995, New Port Richey became sister cities with Cavalaire-sur-Mer on the French Riviera. Downtown’s Cavalaire Square (home to arts and cultural performances) was named in honor of that very special relationship.