A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Sarasota ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Sarasota has a population of 58,442 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Sarasota.
Sarasota is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Sarasota lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Sarasota is within the boundaries of the (941) area code.
The ZIP codes for Sarasota: 34230-34243, 34276-34278<4>
Websites for Sarasota ...
Official Website: www.sarasotagov.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.sarasotachamber.org/
Junior League: www.juniorleagueofsarasota.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sarasota had an population of 58,442 people. This is an increase of 12.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.86% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Sarasota had a population of 51,917 people (which is 13.68% of the total population of Sarasota County). This makes Sarasota the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Sarasota represents 0.28% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 51st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 51,917 people, the population of Sarasota decreased 1.51% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 52,715 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sarasota.
Communities Also Named Sarasota ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Florida communities named Sarasota: This one is located in Sarasota County and the other is located in Manatee County.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sarasota.
Communities near Sarasota ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sarasota.
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 Sarasota. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sarasota.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sarasota. 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 Sarasota.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sarasota. See our Newspapers Page for Sarasota.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sarasota ...
Looking for more information about Sarasota? 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 Sarasota, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sarasota.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Sarasota: www.sarasotagov.com/
The official website for Sarasota County: www.co.sarasota.fl.us/
The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/
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This page was last modified: 17 Apr 2022