You cannot beat Pinellas county for swimming, boating and fishing, with 35 miles of powdery white beaches and nearly 588 miles of coastline. And, with an average of 361 days of sunny weather each year, you can enjoy the surf, sun and sand just about whenever you would like. Three of the top ten beaches in the nation are located in Pinellas County (Fort De Soto Park which has won many awards, Clearwater Beach and Caladesi Island State Park).
St.Petersburg’s Downtown area has gone through a major revival and new townhomes and high rise condominiums have sprung to the demand of the population wanting to be part of the action. With it came a very art loving community and there are art galleries galore and some major names in the world of art call St.Pete home. The waterfront museums support the vibe among them the “Dali Museum”, And the Pier just went through a fabulous renovation and is the shining star on the Bay now. There is also fantastic boutique restaurants and shopping downtown. Then just straight ride down 1st Ave North and you reach the Gulf of Mexico’s beaches & boating and island communities, there is something for everyone in the 6th most populous county in Florida. From Tampa Bay to the Gulf there is a home just waiting for you here!
Pinellas County’s top key business sectors are health services, tourism services, manufacturing and financial services
- Population: 974,996 (2019 census)
- Founded: January 1, 1912
- County Seat: Clearwater