Palm Harbor, where you find small-town friendliness in a thriving community. Situated on the Gulf of Mexico, about midway down the Florida peninsula, the charming community of Palm Harbor has a short but rich history, a prosperous present, and a most promising future. Residents can enjoy all the advantages of a major metropolis while living in an attractive suburban setting.
Palm Harbor's economy has firm roots in retail business, the service industries, financial institutions, and the building trades. For companies or businesses where travel is a necessity, the community is convenient to the interstate highway system, and just thirty minutes from both an international airport and a major deep-water port. A perfect location for business people seeking homes for sale or rent, young families desiring a satisfying lifestyle, or retirees looking to enjoy life's leisurely pleasures. [www.www.palmharborcc.org]
With nearly 365 days of sunshine here, most days encourage the enjoyment of outdoor recreation. Proximity to both fresh and saltwater facilities gives Palm Harbor residents a wide choice of water-oriented recreation. Freshwater anglers enjoy good fishing in Lake Tarpon while saltwater fishermen head for the Gulf of Mexico. Water sports enthusiasts water ski, jet ski, and cruise or sail either the Bay, Lake Tarpon, or venture into the Gulf waters and beyond. Locally, you will find our white sand beaches are ranked in the top ten in the USA. In addition Palm Harbor Recreation Department and the Palm Harbor Community Activities Center provide youth and adult sports in addition to other recreational activities. They provide classes, tournaments and special events at five different park locations. These programs are offered year round to both residents and non-residents of our taxing district. Some of the major programs and activities offered are youth and adult baseball, softball, roller hockey, slow-pitch, volleyball, soccer, tennis and more. Adults can enjoy the serenity of golf while playing at the popular Innisbrook. To learn more about Palm Harbor homes for sale or available homes for rent, contact us today. [www.www.palmharborcc.org]
There are 18 schools in Palm Harbor, FL, including 10 public schools and 8 private schools, 13 Palm Harbor elementary schools, 7 Palm Harbor middle schools and 4 Palm Harbor high schools. All Palm Harbor public schools belong to the Pinellas County School District. Find more information about Palm Harbor Schools.
Palm Harbor is located between Clearwater and Tarpon Springs, roughly 45 minutes from downtown St. Petersburg and Tampa. It is a largely residential community with several concentrations of commerce, notably, downtown Palm Harbor, north of Tampa Rd. between Alternate Hwy. 19 and Omaha St.