Pinellas County

Pinellas County is located in Central West Florida bordering the Gulf of Mexico, Tampa Bay, and Pasco and Hillsborough Counties. 

Pinellas County was established in 1911 from a portion of Hillsborough County. The name is derived from Spanish "Punto Pinal", meaning "point of pines."

Pinellas County Florida Image Map
Population - 2000
921,495
Population - 2010
916,542
Population - 2015 Est
944,971
Land Area (sq mi)
274
Water Area (sq mi)
334
Total Area (sq mi)
608
Average Rainfall
55
Temperature - Average High
83
Temperature - Average Low
62

Pinellas County Schools was officially formed in Florida in 1912. The district is also famously known for establishing the first adult education program in Florida. This was a result of the influx of returning veterans from WWII who were seeking to complete their education. Today, Pinellas County School District is the seventh-largest district in the state of Florida and the 26th-largest district in the nation containing over 100,000 students.

Tropicana Field is home to the Tampa Bay Rays MLB team. Located in St. Petersburg, Florida, the stadium also hosts college football. This domed stadium is the only non-retractable Major League Baseball stadium and is the smallest by seating capacity. 

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Shorecrest Preparatory School is a private, non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students preschool through high school, located in St. Petersburg, Florida.

The St. Pete Beach Public Library is part of the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative. Library cards are available to anyone residing in Pinellas County.

The St. Petersburg Library System is comprised of seven branches within St. Petersburg. It is part of the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative.

The winery is constructed to look like a 1820 federal building. This makes it one of the best tourist attractions, with select handcrafted wine.

The Tarpon Springs Public Library is a library in Tarpon Springs. It is part of the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative.

At The Florida Winery, there are over 20 varieties of wine to be tasted. They have been awarded over 50 awards in just their first four years! 

The Mahaffey Theater is a downtown St. Petersburg theater that first opened in 1965. It offers quality performances of all kinds in a location that offers easy access to many other Tampa Bay attractions.

At Tyrone Square you can find everything you're looking for with a multitude of shops to choose from. Eat a meal at the food court and watch a movie at the Cobb luxury theater at this location just 4 miles from the gulf coast.

The Westfield Countryside Shopping Centre is a great place to get your shopping done, but it's also so much more than that. It is home to an indoor skating rink, a Cobb 12 Theatres, and Restaurant Row, where you can grab a delicious bite.

At Westlake Christian School, we guide and inspire students to develop their God given potential, while fostering a lifelong love of learning in a nurturing, Christ-centered environment. 

Facebook group dedicated to supporting families with activities that include regular meetings that focus on parental support and guidance, curriculum planning, adult social nights, date night/childcare swapping, home management help, community learning opportunities, and more.