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Climate in Sarasota

Average high temperature: 81.8°F
Average low temperature: 64.2°F
Average temperature: 73°F
Average annual rainfall: 52.99 inches

Source: U.S. Climate Data

Population

Sarasota County: 412,569 2016 (estimated)
City of Sarasota: 56,610 2016 (estimated)

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Business Information

The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce
941-955-8187
1945 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL 34236
www.sarasotachamber.com

Visit Sarasota County

Visitors Center
941-706-1253
1945 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL 34236
www.visitsarasota.com

Distance in Miles from Sarasota County To:

Cocoa Beach: 180
Fort Myers: 80
Key West: 375
Jacksonville: 250
Miami: 230
Naples: 115
Orlando: 130
Bradenton: 10
Tampa: 60

Source: Google maps

Emergency/ Medical
In case of emergency, dial 911.
Fire Departments

Town of Longboat Key
941-316-1944
www.longboatkey.org

Town of Nokomis
941-488-8855
www.nokimisvfd.com

City of North Port
941-423-4353
www.northportfd.org

City of Sarasota
941-861-5473
www.scgov.net/fire

City of Venice
941-480-3030
www.venicegov.com

Law Enforcement

Sarasota County Sheriff
941-861-5800
www.sarasotasheriff.org

City of Longboat Key
941-316-1977
www.longboatkey.org

City of North Port
941-429-7300
www.cityofnorthport.com

City of Sarasota
941-366-8000
www.sarasotapd.org

City of Venice
941-486-2444
www.venice.gov

Government

Sarasota County
1660 Ringling Blvd.,
Sarasota, FL 34236
941-861-5000
www.scgov.net

Town of Longboat Key
501 Bay Isles Rd.,
Longboat Key, FL 34228
941-316-1999
www.longboatkey.org

City of North Port
4970 City Hall Blvd.,
North Port, FL 34286
941-429-7000
www.cityofnorthport.com

City of Sarasota
1565 1st St.,
Sarasota, FL 34236
941-356-2200
www.sarasotagov.com

City of Venice
401 W. Venice Ave.,
Venice, FL 34285
941-486-2626
www.venicegov.com

Registrations Automobile

Driver’s License Office
601 S. Pompano Ave.,
Sarasota, FL 34237
941-361-6222
www.hsmv.state.fla.us

License Plates and Registration

New residents must register their vehicles within 10 days of obtaining employment, enrolling a child in school or otherwise establishing residency.

Sarasota County Tax Collector
101 S. Washington Blvd,
Sarasota, FL 34236
941-861-8300
www.sarasotataxcollector.com

Voter

Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections
101 S. Washington Blvd.,
Sarasota, FL 34230
941-861-8600
www.sarasotavotes.com

Education

School Board of Sarasota County
1960 Landings Blvd.,
Sarasota, FL 34231
941-927-9000
www.sarasotacountyschools.net

For information about additional schools, please see the membership directory in the back of this publication.

Libraries

Friends of the Selby Public Library
941-365-5228

Gulf Gate Public Library
941-861-1230

Fruitville Public Library
941-861-2500

Jane Bancroft Cook Library
941-487-4305

Transportation
Air

Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)
6000 Airport Circle,
Sarasota, FL 3424
3941-359-2777
www.srq-airport.com

Venice Municipal Airport (VNC)
150 Airport Ave., E.,
Venice, FL 34233
941-486-2711
www.venicegov.com

Public

Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT)
5303 Pinkney Ave.,
Sarasota, FL 34233
941-861-1020
www.scgov.net/scat
941-861-1234

Port

Port Manatee
300 Tampa Bay Way,
Palmetto, FL 34221
941-722-6621
www.portmanatee.com

Roadways

Florida Department of Transportation
www.dot.state.fl.us

Utilities
Cable & Satellite Providers

Comcast
941-371-6700
www.comcast.com

Frontier Communications
800-921-8101
www.frontier.com

Gas & Electric

Florida Power & Light
941-917-0708
www.fpl.com

TECO Peoples Gas
877-832-6747
www.peoplesgas.com

Recycling & Waste Management

Garbage collection unincorporated
Sarasota County
941-861-5000

Keep Sarasota County Beautiful
941-861-6767
www.scgov.net

North Port Solid Waste
941-240-8050
www.cityofnorthport.com

Sarasota Solid Waste
941-365-7652
www.scgov.net

Waste Management
941-924-1254
www.wm.com

Waste Pro
941-355-9600
www.wasteprousa.com

Water & Sewage

City of Sarasota Public Works
941-954-4198
www.sarasota.gov