St. Petersburg

Florida

St. Petersburg history!

Peter Demens founded St. Petersburg in 1892. One of the first railroad tracks were built in this city. St. Petersburg got its name from the Russian city with the same name. It is the fourth largest city in Florida.

Where is it at?

St. Petersburg is located in Florida. It is on the central west coast. It is in Pinellas County and is on the west side of Tampa. You can find many different beaches a few miles away from St. Petersburg. The population is 244,769.

St. Petersburg attraction sights!

What is this city best known for?

St. Petersburg is also known as the sunshine city. They have a Guinness Record for a city having the most consecutive days of sunshine. They had 768 days of sunshine which began in 1967.