Clearwater Beach Florida Condos
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|The City of Clearwater, FL is located in the
Pinellas peninsula midway on Florida's West Coast. Clearwater boasts
twenty-eight (28) miles of beautiful, white, sandy beaches on the Gulf of
México that along with pleasant weather and numerous entertainment
activities designed to attract a diversity of economic activity among
residents, businesses, and visitors. The City of Clearwater, officially
chartered as a municipality on May 15, 1915, functions under a
Council-Manager form of government. Citizens elect a Mayor and four Council
members at-large who in turn appoint a City Manager to serve as the Chief
Executive and Operating Officer responsible for the daily municipal
operations including Administration, Police, Fire, Public Works, Libraries,
Parks & Recreation, Human Resources, Solid Waste/Recycling, and Utilities.
Clearwater's natural assets and diverse quality of life activities have
directly led to continued economic, social, and demographic growth.
Clearwater's population is approximately 110,000, plus about 20,000 winter residents. The 1990 United States Census counted 98,784 residents in Clearwater. Per the 2000 Census, Clearwater's population increased 10% to 108,787.
Clearwater, Florida is a progressive city committed to enhancing residents' lives while preserving a heritage that is rich in culture and exquisite in landscape. Here you'll find everything you could expect from a tropical paradise - and much more.
Literally translated "Clear Water" from the native Indian "Pocotopaug", the area was named for its abundant fresh springs along the shore. Settled by colonists in the mid-1830s, it was not until the 1890s that Clearwater gained a reputation as a resort community.
Today, fun 'n sun lovers still come from around the world, and although Clearwater is a great spot to get away, it's an even better place to live. Clearwater is friendly and socially responsive, and its City government is economically active and environmentally conscious. The City provides citizens with the programs and resources they need, and the amenities they desire.
Clearwater is the county seat of Pinellas County and is located on the highest coastal bluff in Florida.
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