Pinellas County

Pinellas County, Florida

315 Court St
Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone: (727) 464-3485
Fax: (727) 464-4384

On central Gulf coast of FL, west of Tampa, largely a peninsula, bounded on the east by Old Tampa Bay; organized May 23, 1911 from Hillsborough County. Name Origin: Derived from Spanish punta pinal 'point of pines.'

Area (sq mi):: 607.67 (land 279.92; water 327.75) Population per square mile: 3315.30
Population 2005: 928,032 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 0.70%; 1990-2000 8.20% Population 2000: 921,482 (White 82.80%; Black or African American 9.00%; Hispanic or Latino 4.60%; Asian 2.10%; Other 3.10%). Foreign born: 9.50%. Median age: 43.00
Income 2000: per capita $23,497; median household $37,111; Population below poverty level: 10.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $31,784-$33,316
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 23.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Saint Petersburg (249,090)
  • Clearwater County seat (108,606)
  • Largo (71,704)
  • Pinellas Park (47,166)
  • Dunedin (36,632)
  • Tarpon Springs (22,554)
  • Seminole (18,226)
  • Safety Harbor (17,550)
  • Oldsmar (13,706)
  • Gulfport (12,740)
  • Saint Pete Beach (10,027)

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    The joint operation between fraud detectives with the Florida Department of Financial Services, which Patronis oversees, and the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, dubbed 'Operation Stonewall', was launched to address unlicensed contractors who were both working without a required contractor license and without required workers' compensation coverage.
    Pinellas Park, FL, March 03, 2019 --( Girls Incorporated of Pinellas will honor Pinellas County Commissioner, Kathleen Peters, and Director of Urban Affairs for the City of St.
    The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office arrested the 21-year-old from Fairwood Court, Oldsmar, on one court of aggravated animal cruelty, which involved a Siberian Husky named Ember.
    Nealy was extradited to the Pinellas County Jail, Florida, from Ohio on Sunday and charged with three counts of each of first-degree murder, aggravated cruelty to animals and one theft of grand theft auto. He appeared before court Sunday and was ordered to be held on no bond.
    The ceremony was held at the Pinellas County Justice Center on September 17.
    Burton has accepted a job as administrator in Pinellas County, which is on the Gulf Coast.
    (Screengrab taken from the video on Facebook by Pinellas County Sheriff Office)
    CHICAGO/TAMPA, Fla., Dhu-AlQa'dah 20, 1437, Aug 23, 2016, SPA -- Florida officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes in Pinellas County, located some 265 miles (425 km) from Miami, where the first locally transmitted U.S.
    A public health agency has found a locally spread case of the Zika virus in Pinellas County, Florida -- in the area around Tampa and St.
    -- Residents of several Florida homes have been evacuated due to a possible sinkhole that opened in a backyard in Pinellas County on Thursday.

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