St. Petersburg Florida
St. Petersburg Florida is the 5th largest city in the state of Florida and located in the county of Pinellas. The city is often referred to as St. Pete by the locals. St. Petersburg is located in the West Central part of the state and was founded in 1888. St. Pete has been nicknamed the "The Sunshine City" and won a Guinness World Record by logging the most consecutive days of sunshine, 768 days.
St. Petersburg Climate
St. Petersburg rainy season runs from June through September, and like Tampa FL, St. Pete is occasionally affected by tropical storms and hurricanes. Although one hasn't hit St. Pete head on since 1946. The climate in St. Petersburg could be described as humid-subtropical.
St. Petersburg Population
According to a 2010 consensus, St. Pete has nearly 250,000 people, making it the largest city in Pinellas County. There was actually a -1.4% drop in population from 2000 to the 2010 consensus. Approximately 68% of residents in St. Petersburg are white caucasian. St. Petersburg has more than 100 neighborhoods and 130,000 households. With its beautiful weather, low cost of living, St. Pete is becoming a destination for retirement.
Things To Do In St. Petersburg FL
In the sunshine city, there are many options for you to do whether you're visiting the city alone, with a significant other or with your family. Everything from college or professional sports games, great food, parks, beaches, museums, bars, and nightlife.
St. Pete Beach
St. Pete Beach is a barrier island community just west of St. Petersburg and home to a large swath of award-winning beaches.
The waterfront Dalí Museum holds the largest collection of Salvador Dalí's works outside of Spain.
Located a few blocks from downtown St. Petersburg, Tropicana Field is home to the Tampa Bay Rays.
Museum of Fine Arts
Discover 4,500 years of civilization in the Museum of Fine Arts, located in the heart of downtown
St. Petersburg has a few award-winning golf courses whether your an amateur or professional.
St. Petersburg has several theatres spread out throughout the city no matter what you're into; musical, Broadway, orchestra, storytelling and so much more.
The Manhattan Casino is located along 22nd Street South in what was once a thriving "main street" of the City's African American community.
Visit St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg is a city on Florida's gulf coast, part of the Tampa Bay area. It's known for its pleasant weather (hence its “Sunshine City” nickname), making it popular for golfing, boating, fishing and beachgoing. Its waterfront parks host the Dali Museum, featuring surrealist works of art; the Museum of Fine Arts, with works ranging from ancient to contemporary; and Mahaffey Theater, home of the Florida Orchestra.