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Average Temperature Range
January: 52˚ F – 71˚ F
August: .75˚ F – 91˚ F
Average Annual Rainfall: 56 inches
Average Annual Snowfall: 0 inches
Average Relative Humidity: 74%
Prevailing Winds: Easterly
Coastline: 150 miles

Population – Manatee County

2017: 375,888
2010: 322,833
2000: 264,002

Population by City (approx.)

Anna Maria: 1,800
Bradenton: 56,000
Bradenton Beach: 1,300
Holmes Beach: 4,300
Longboat Key (Manatee Co. Portion): 2,600
Palmetto: 14,000
Unincorporated: 295,000

age demographics

Median Age: 47
Under 18: 19.2%
Age 18-64: 55.9%
Age 65+: 25.9%
Source: Southeast Regional Climate Center, Data USA, U.S. Census Bureau

Visitors and tourists Information

Manatee Chamber of Commerce: 941-748-3411
Convention & Visitors Bureau: 941-729-9177

Distance in miles from Manatee County to:

Cocoa Beach : 155 miles
Fort Myers: 89 miles
Key West: 388 miles
Jacksonville: 238 miles
Miami: 243 miles
Naples: 129 miles
Orlando: 117 miles
Sarasota: 15 miles
Tampa: 48 miles

Emergency/Medical

Emergency Ambulance, Fire, Police: 911
American Red Cross: 941-792-8686
Coast Guard: 941-794-1607
Humane Society: 941-747-8808
Poison Control: 941-748-2121
Spouse Abuse Information: 941-755-6805
Turning Points – Homeless Resources: 941-747-1509
United Way211 of Manasota, Inc. : 941-256-8075
Wildlife Rescue Service: 941-742-5933

Police Department

(nonemergency numbers)
Florida Highway Patrol- Bradenton Post: 941-751-7647
Manatee County Sheriff’s Office: 941-747-3011
Bradenton Police Department: 941-932-9300
Bradenton Beach Police Department: 941-778-6311
Holmes Beach Police Department: 941-708-5804
Longboat Key Police Department: 941-316-1977
Palmetto Police Department: 941-721-2000

Fire Department

(NonEmergency Numbers)
Bradenton Fire Department: 941-708-6233
Braden River Fire Department: 941-751-5611
Cedar Hammock Fire Department: 941-751-7090
Duette Volunteer Fire Department: 941-776-9900
Longboat Key Fire Department: 941-316-1944
Manatee West Fire Department: 941-761-1555
Myakka City Fire Department: 941-322-2292
North River Fire District, Palmetto: 941-721-6700
Parrish Fire Department: 941-721-2093
Southern Manatee Fire-Rescue District: 941-751-7675
Trailer Estates Fire Department: 941-758-6453

Health care

(Nonemergency Numbers)
Blake Medical Center: 941-792-6611
Centerstone, Walk-in Center: 941-782-4800
Lakewood Ranch Medical Center: 941-782-2100
Manatee County Health Department: 941-748-0747
Manatee Memorial Hospital: 941-746-5111
MCR Health: 941-776-4000
One Stop Clinic at Turning Points: 941-747-1509
Suncoast Behavioral Health Center: 941-251-5000
VA Clinic- Bradenton: 941-721-0649

Government/County
Animal Control: 941-742-5933
Clerk of Circuit Court: 941-749-1800
General Information: 941-748-4501
Insurance & Treasurer Consumer Hotline: 800-342-2762
Jobs and Benefits: 941-714-7449
Library Services: 941-748-5555
Parks & Recreation: 941-742-5923
Port Manatee: 941-722-6621
Proof of Residency/Clerk of Court: 941-741-4040
Property Appraiser: 941-748-8208
Sheriff’s Office: 941-747-3011
Voter Registration: 941-741-3823

Tax Collector/Automobile Tag Offices
819 US 301 Blvd., Bradenton: 941-741-4801
7411 Manatee Ave. W., Ste. 200, Bradenton: 941-741-4801
6007 111th St. E., Lakewood Ranch: 941-741-4801
4333 US 301 N., Ellenton: 941-741-4801

Libraries

Manatee County Central (Main) Library: 941-748-5555
Braden River Branch Library: 941-727-6079
Island Branch Library: 941-778-6341
Palmetto Branch Library: 941-722-3333
Rocky Bluff Branch Library: 941-723-4821
South Manatee Branch Library: 941-755-3892
Library Administration: 941-748-5555 ext. 6306

Business Information

Manatee Chamber of Commerce: 941-748-3411
Better Business Council: 941-748-1325
Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation: 941-803-9030
convention center
Bradenton Area Convention Center: 941-722-3244

Education

Public Schools Administrative Offices: 941-708-8770
www.manateeschools.net

School Registration Info:
Office of Student Assignment: 941-708-4971
StudentAssignment@manateeschools.net; manateeschoools.net

Driver’s License
904 301 Blvd. W., Bradenton
Information & Appointments: 941-741-4800

Government/City

Anna Maria City Hall
10005 Gulf Drive: 941-708-6130

Bradenton City Hall
101 Old Main St.: 941-932-9400

Bradenton Beach City Hall
107 Gulf Dr. North: 941-778-7585

Holmes Beach City Hall
5801 Marina Drive: 941-708-5800

Longboat Key Town Hall
501 Bay Isles Road: 941-316-1999

Palmetto City Hall
516 Eighth Ave. West: 941-723-4570

Utilities

Bradenton Public Works: 941-932-9434
Manatee County Utilities: 941-792-8811
Palmetto Public Works: 941-723-4580

Water, Sewage and Garbage for Unincorporated Areas
Manatee County Public Utilities: 941-792-8811
After hours: 941-795-5457

Electricity

Florida Power & Light: 941-917-0708
Peace River Electric Co-op: 800-282-3824

Natural Gas

TECO People’s Gas System: 813-375-3479
Hookups available in metropolitan Bradenton, Palmetto and some rural areas.

Residential Telephone, Television, Internet

Spectrum by Charter Communications: 941-748-1822
Frontier Communications: 800-921-8101
Comcast Cable: 941-371-4444