The community is in southwestern Hernando County, along the Gulf of Mexico. Hernando Beach is a lovely waterfront community (in a town of the same name) sitting on the Gulf of Mexico and offering a variety of homes. The community, consisting of fewer than 900 homes and approximately 2000 people, is made up of three neighborhoods.
Because of its proximity to the Gulf of Mexico, water based activities are a major influence in activities for Hernando Beach residents. This video give a glimpse into life in Hernando Beach, Florida.