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Saint Petersburg is a city in Pinellas County.
The community was named after the city in Russia, by Peter Demens, a Russian immigrant who built the Orange Belt Line railroad here
The latitude of Saint Petersburg is 27.770N. The longitude is -82.679W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 43 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 247,610.
Jungle Prada park was the probable first landing site of Panfilo De Navarez expedition in 1528
Sections below provide additional information and links about Saint Petersburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pinellas County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Tampa-St. Petersburg area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 33705 ZIP code.
14% of Saint Petersburg residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Saint Petersburg ancestry & family history guide.
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Recommendations: Toast the sunset at the Don CeSar; Saturday Morning Market
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Saint Petersburg was $21,107, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Saint Petersburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Saint Petersburg include Pass-a-Grille Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Saint Petersburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $478. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $857.
Libraries in Saint Petersburg include Azalea Branch Library, Johnson Branch Library, Mirror Lake Branch, North Branch Library, Saint Petersburg Public Library, South Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Saint Petersburg include Saint Petersburg Times
TV stations in Saint Petersburg include WTOG, WTSP, WTTA.
Pinellas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Saint Petersburg political report.
Saint Petersburg restaurants taking online reservations include Arigato-St. Petersburg, Bella Brava ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Saint Petersburg workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 93 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Saint Petersburg between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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