Sarasota links

QUICK FACTS

Location
Sarasota County is located on the Florida Gulf Coast between Tampa and Fort Myers.

Communities in Sarasota County
Casey Key, Englewood, Lido Key, Longboat Key, Manasota Key, Nokomis, North Port, Osprey, Siesta Key, St. Armands, Venice

Geography
573 square miles
35 miles of beachfront

Average Temperature Range
Annual: 61.2 – 83.8° F
January: 49.3 – 73.3° F
July: 71.6 – 91.7° F

Sarasota averages 361 annual days of sunshine

Average Annual Rainfall
52.08 inches

Population
More than 325,900 residents
Median age: 48.9 years

Major Access Roads
Interstate 75 and US Highway 41 (North-South)
University Parkway, Fruitville Road, Bee Ridge Road and Clark Road (East-West)

Airport
Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) is located at the intersection of US 41 & University Parkway. (941) 359-5200

Peak Season
The area’s peak season runs from February through Easter.

Accommodations
A wide variety of accommodations are available, from campgrounds to luxury resort hotels. Privately owned condominiums and cottages are also available for rent.

State Parks
Myakka River State Park (28,875 acres)
Oscar Scherer State Park
Enjoy bird-watching, biking, walking and camping amid Florida’s natural swamps, palmetto brush and pines. Myakka State Park offers guided boat and train tours.

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

CABLE

Comcast Cable:
Sarasota, 941-371-6700
Venice, 941-484-0602
Englewood, 941-474-9561

FIRE DEPARTMENTS

Sarasota County, 941-861-5300
Longboat Key, 941-316-1944
City of Venice, 941-480-3030

HOSPITALS

Children’s Hospital of Sarasota
941-927-8805
Venice Hospital
941-485-7711
Doctors Hospital of Sarasota
941-342-1100
Englewood Community Hospital
941-475-6571
Lakewood Ranch Medical Center
941-782-2100
Sarasota Memorial Hospital
941-917-9000

Poison Control
800-282-3171

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

LIBRARIES

Selby Public Library
941-861-1100
Jacaranda Library (Venice)
941-861-1260
Fruitville Library
941-861-2500
Longboat Key Library
941-383-2011
Gulf Gate Library
941-861-1230
Elsie Quick Library, Englewood
941-861-1200
Venice Public Library
941-861-1330
North Port Library
941-861-1300

POLICE/SHERIFF

City of Sarasota Police
941-366-8000
Longboat Key Police
941-316-1977
City of Venice Police
941-486-2444
City of North Port Police
941-426-3111
Sarasota County Police
941-951-5800

POSTAL SERVICE

U.S. Post Office, 800-275-8777

TRANSPORTATION

Sarasota County Area Transit, 941-316-1234
Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport
941-359-2770

TRASH COLLECTION

City of Sarasota, 941-365-7651
Recycling, 941-953-6559/div>

Remax Alliance Group

The Herron Group
REMAX Alliance Group
2000 Webber Street
Sarasota, FL 34239
941.350.5035

Each Office Independently Owned and Operated.

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