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Lithia is an unincorporated community in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. It is a suburb of Tampa and has a population of 8,527. The zip code is 33547. The area code is 813. The area includes the Census-designated place (CDP) of Fish Hawk. Lithia is home to the 2,963 acre Alafia River Corridor and 5,515 acre Chito Branch Reserve.DescriptionLithia is a small unincorporated community and home to Lithia Springs Regional Park, Alderman's Ford Park and the C.W. Bill Young Reservoir. The elevation ranges from less than 8 feet at Lithia Springs to 105 feet south of the post office.The community has a rich history in agriculture, saw mills, and phosphate mining. In the late 1990s, Newland Communities purchased 3,000 acres (12 km2) to develop Fishhawk Ranch, Fishhawk Trails was developed by another company, more public works and retail stores are currently in the development. The international headquarters of The Mosaic Company's phosphate division is located in Lithia.