Weeki Wacchi, FL Weeki Wachee is a city located in Hernando County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 12, a figure unchanged from the 2000 census. The 12,000-acre Weeki Wachee Preserve and the Weeki Wachee Springs park are located in the area. The park includes water rides, animal shows, mermaid costume shows, and manatee watching. The communities of Weeki Wachee Gardens and Spring Hill are nearby. Weeki Wachee Springs, the spring of the Weeki Wachee River, is a Florida tourist attraction where underwater performances by mermaids – women dressed in fancy outfits with fins about their legs – can be viewed in an aquarium-like setting. There are currently 15 female mermaid performers and four male performers. The attraction includes a Buccaneer Bay water park, animal shows, and boat rides. General Manager Robyn Anderson is also the town’s mayor. The park is now a Florida State Park and is owned and managed by the State Parks department.