mercedes, sulphur spring in tampa is an interesting area rich in history. there is a site in this area that had been used as a swimming pool and recreational facility. in recent years it has been closed to this use by the city of tampa.
at your disposal, you have several consumer websites that can provide you with a broad overview of sulphur springs and other areas in tampa. at your convenience, you can look up the following websites:
historical information about sulphur springs http://www.floridacaves.com/sulphur.htm,
spotcrime shows the type and location of crimes in the area, http://spotcrime.com/fl/tampa/sulphur+springs
and finally, check out citydata.
citydata is a site that offers a wide variety of information about an area of interest. you will also find a forum containing comments from individuals just like you answering questions just like the one that you have posted. city-data.com offers a wealth of information regarding maps, income, photos, education, crime, weather, houses, cost of living etc.
while you are researching information about your favorite neighborhood, take a moment to contact your bank and get pre approved for a mortgage. also, you might contact http://www.myhomeamerica.org
for additonal information regarding homeownership. good luck.