Dade City Hall is located at 38020 Meridian Avenue, Dade City, FL 33525; phone: 352-523-5050.
A post office named Hatton was established here in 1882. The name was changed to Dade City in 1884, and the city incorporated in 1885 with E. A. Hall serving as the first mayor. The city was chosen to be the Pasco County Seat in 1889.