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Welcome to Clearwater ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Clearwater has a population of 116,944 people<2> (see below for details).
Clearwater was established in 1842.
In the past, Clearwater was named Clear Water Harbor
The community of Clearwater is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Clearwater lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Clearwater, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Clearwater lies within the (727) area code.
The ZIP codes for Clearwater: 33755-33766, 33769<4>
Websites for Clearwater ...
Official Website: www.clearwater-fl.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.clearwaterflorida.org/
Junior League: www.jlcd.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clearwater had an population of 116,944 people. This is an increase of 8.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.5% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Clearwater had a population of 107,685 people (which is 11.75% of the total population of Pinellas County). This makes Clearwater the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Clearwater represents 0.57% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 16th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 107,685 people, the population of Clearwater decreased 1.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 108,787 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Clearwater.
Communities Also Named Clearwater ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Clearwater - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Manitoba, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Clearwater.
Communities near Clearwater ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Clearwater.
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 Clearwater. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clearwater.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Clearwater. 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 Clearwater.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clearwater. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Clearwater.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clearwater ...
Looking for more information about Clearwater? 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 Clearwater, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Clearwater.
Adding Clearwater to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Clearwater in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Clearwater was on a map titled Road Map for Florida (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Clearwater on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Clearwater: www.clearwater-fl.com/
The official website for Pinellas County: www.pinellascounty.org/
The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022