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Welcome to Anna Maria ...

The coastal city of Anna Maria is located in Manatee County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Anna Maria, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1904.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Anna Maria has a population of 1,761 people<2> (see below for details).

Anna Maria is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Anna Maria lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Anna Maria: (941)

The ZIP code for Anna Maria: 34216<4>

Websites for Anna Maria ...

Official Website:

Junior League:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Anna Maria had an population of 1,761 people. This is an increase of 17.17% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Anna Maria had a population of 1,503 people. This makes Anna Maria the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,503 people, the population of Anna Maria decreased 17.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,814 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Anna Maria.

Communities near Anna Maria ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Anna Maria.

  • Saint Petersburg
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Bradenton
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
  • Sarasota
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Palmetto
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Gulfport
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
  • Saint Pete Beach
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
  • Saint Petersburg Beach
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Petersburg Beach came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Saint Petersburg Beach is located in Pinellas County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Petersburg Beach
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Saint Petersburg Beach
  • Longboat Key
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Treasure Island
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • Kenneth City
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Anna Maria. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anna Maria.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anna Maria. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Anna Maria.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anna Maria. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Anna Maria.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anna Maria ...

Looking for more information about Anna Maria? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Anna Maria, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Anna Maria.

Adding Anna Maria to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Anna Maria in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Anna Maria was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Anna Maria post office opened in 1904.

We also found Anna Maria on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Florida (1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Anna Maria.

The official website for Anna Maria:

The official website for Manatee County:

The official website for State of Florida:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Manatee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Anna Maria.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anna Maria - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Anna Maria). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Anna Maria or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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