ST. PETERSBURG FLORIDA REAL ESTATE FOR SALE
St. Petersburg has been recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as having the longest string of consecutive sunny days. The sun warmed the city for 768 consecutive days, from February 9, 1967, to March 17, 1969. This is not abnormal for Pinellas County, Florida. St. Petersburg takes up much of the southeastern half of the Pinellas Peninsula and is the largest city in the area with a population of 248,232 (4th largest city in Florida) making it the most diverse of all Pinellas real estate and also one of the most popular places to live. The city has 10 marine institutes making it the largest oceanographic research center in the southeast.
ST. PETERSBURG’S LOCATION
St. Petersburg is located in the southernmost point of Pinellas County, on the west coast of Florida, not far from the Gulf of Mexico. St. Petersburg is easily reached from Interstate 275. Bridges cross the bay to Tampa and the Sunshine Skyway Bridge links the peninsula to Bradenton. With large cities such as Tampa, Clearwater, Bradenton, and Sarasota still within commuting distance, St. Petersburg Florida is very appealing. Even though there is so much to enjoy in the St. Petersburg area, you can still enjoy a weekend getaway to Orlando, only 90 minutes away or a day trip to Tampa where you can visit Busch Gardens, Lowry Park Zoo and many other attractions.