St. Petersburg (Florida)

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Coordinates 27°46′23″N 82°38′24″W
Country United States
State Florida
County Pinellas
Founded 1888
Incorporated February 29, 1892
Re-Incorporated as City June 6, 1903
Named for Saint Petersburg, Russia
Elevation 44 ft (13.4 m)
Demonym(s) St. Petersburger, St. Peteian, Burgian, Saint Petersburgite
Time zone UTC−05:00 (Eastern (EST))
ZIP Codes 33701, 33702, 33703, 33704, 33705, 33710, 33712-33713, 33715
Area code(s) 727
FIPS code 12-63000
GNIS feature ID 290375
Government (Type) Strong Mayor-Commission
Government (Mayor) Ken Welch (D)
Government (City) 135.49 sq mi (350.93 km2)
Government (Land) 61.87 sq mi (160.24 km2)
Government (Water) 73.63 sq mi (190.69 km2)
Area (City) 135.49 sq mi (350.93 km2)
Area (Land) 61.87 sq mi (160.24 km2)
Area (Water) 73.63 sq mi (190.69 km2)
Population (2020) (City) 258,308
Population (2020) (Rank) 79th
Population (2020) (Density) 4,175.08/sq mi (1,612.01/km2)
Population (2020) (Urban) 2,441,770 (17th)
Population (2020) (Metro) 2,870,569 (18th)

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St. Petersburg is a city in Pinellas County, Florida, United States. As of the 2020 census, the population was 258,308, making it the fifth-most populous city in Florida and the second-largest city in the Tampa Bay Area, after Tampa. It is the largest in the state that is not a county seat (the city of Clearwater is the seat of Pinellas County). Along with Clearwater, these cities are part of the Tampa–St. Petersburg–Clearwater Metropolitan Statistical Area, the second-largest in Florida with a population of around 2.8 million. St. Petersburg is on the Pinellaspeninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, and is connected to mainland Florida to the north.

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