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Welcome to Saint Petersburg ...

The coastal city of Saint Petersburg is located in Pinellas County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Saint Petersburg: St. Petersburg

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Saint Petersburg has a population of 265,351 people<2> (see below for details).

Saint Petersburg was established in 1876.

The community of Saint Petersburg is near sea level<3>.

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

The ZIP codes for Saint Petersburg: 33701-33716, 33728-33734, 33736-33737, 33738, 33740-33743, 33747, 33784<4>

Websites for Saint Petersburg ...

Official Website:   www.ci.saint-petersburg.fl.us/

Junior League:   www.jlstp.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saint Petersburg had an population of 265,351 people. This is an increase of 8.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint Petersburg had a population of 244,769 people (or 26.71% of the total population of Pinellas County). This makes Saint Petersburg the county's most populous community.

The population of Saint Petersburg represents 1.3% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 244,769 people, the population of Saint Petersburg decreased 1.4% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 248,232 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint Petersburg.

Communities Also Named Saint Petersburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Florida communities named Saint Petersburg: This one is located in Pinellas County and the other is located in Hillsborough County.

Beyond Florida, there are 3 communities that are also named Saint Petersburg - they are located in Colorado and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Saint Petersburg.

Communities near Saint Petersburg ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Saint Petersburg.

  • Tampa [Hillsborough County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tampa
    • Tampa [Hillsborough County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Saint Petersburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 399,700 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tampa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tampa<6>
  • Clearwater [Pinellas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clearwater
    • Clearwater [Pinellas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Saint Petersburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,946 people
    • Former name for Clearwater:
    • Clear Water Harbor
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearwater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clearwater<6>
  • Largo [Pinellas County]
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    • Largo [Pinellas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Saint Petersburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,948 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Largo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Largo<6>
  • Bradenton [Manatee County]
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    • Bradenton [Manatee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Saint Petersburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 59,439 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradenton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bradenton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dunedin [Pinellas County]
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      • Dunedin [Pinellas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Saint Petersburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 36,537 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunedin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunedin<6>
    • Seminole [Pinellas County]
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      • Seminole [Pinellas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Saint Petersburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,838 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminole
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seminole<6>
    • Safety Harbor [Pinellas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Safety Harbor
      • Safety Harbor [Pinellas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Saint Petersburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,016 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Safety Harbor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Safety Harbor<6>
    • Oldsmar [Pinellas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oldsmar
      • Oldsmar [Pinellas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Saint Petersburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,061 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oldsmar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oldsmar<6>
    • Palmetto [Manatee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmetto
      • Palmetto [Manatee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Saint Petersburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,748 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmetto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmetto<6>
    • Saint Pete Beach [Pinellas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Pete Beach
      • Saint Pete Beach [Pinellas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Saint Petersburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,587 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Pete Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Pete Beach<6>

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 Saint Petersburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Saint Petersburg.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Saint Petersburg. 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 Saint Petersburg.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Saint Petersburg. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Saint Petersburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Petersburg ...

Looking for more information about Saint Petersburg? 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 Saint Petersburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Saint Petersburg.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint Petersburg: www.ci.saint-petersburg.fl.us/

The official website for Pinellas County: www.pinellascounty.org/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Pinellas, 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 Saint Petersburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint Petersburg - 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 Saint Petersburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Saint Petersburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Saint Petersburg includes: 33701, 33702, 33703, 33704, 33705, 33706, 33707, 33708, 33709, 33710, 33711, 33712, 33713, 33714, 33715, 33728, 33729, 33730, 33731, 33732, 33733, 33736, 33738, 33740, 33741, 33742, 33747 & 33784.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saint Petersburg) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Saint Petersburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint PetersburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Petersburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 27.7721, Longitude: -82.6467    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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