Clearwater Florida is a progressive city that is committed to enhancing residents' lives while preserving a heritage that is rich in culture and exquisite in landscape. Here you'll find everything you could imagine when thinking of the ideal location to purchase real estate. From a tropical paradise, water front homes for sale, premium rentals with a view, and much more.
Today, fun 'n sun lovers still come from around the world, and although Clearwater Florida is a great spot to get away, it's an even better place to purchase your next home. The community is friendly and socially responsive, and the City government is economically active and environmentally conscious. The City provides citizens with the programs and resources they need, and the amenities they desire. [www.clearwater-fl.com]
Literally translated "Clear Water" from the native Indian "Pocotopaug", the area was named for its abundant fresh springs along the shore. Settled by colonists in the mid-1830s, it was not until the 1890s that Clearwater Florida gained a reputation as a resort community.
With miles of soft white sand and sparkling waterways, Clearwater's beaches rate among the best in the state and in the nation. You'll also enjoy the view of both Clearwater and Sand Key's Beaches impressive high rise condos as they tower and overlook the clear waters of the gulf of Mexico. In addition some other local and tourist hot spots include the Clearwater Aquarium, boat rides, dolphin site seeing tours, Frenchy's, and Shephard's Backyard Tiki Bar. Shephard's has gained worldwide notoriety for its live Reggae and rock & roll music, bikini contests, and large crowds of fun loving people. It's the only beach along the Gulf coast where boats and personal watercraft can pull right up to the sandy shores creating a unique atmosphere that can only be duplicated by going to a tropical island.
Given the size of Clearwater Florida there are a combined total of over 100 public and private schools, ran by the Pinellas County education system. Clearwater Florida is also the home of the Scientologists Church founded by L. Ron Hubbard. Find more information about Clearwater Florida Schools.
Clearwater is the heart of Pinellas County and is located on the highest coastal bluff in Florida, it is nestled between Palm Harbor, and Dunedin to the north, and Largo to the south. Two major airports are conveniently nearby: Tampa International Airport, located in Tampa to the east, and St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport. The downtown area is the gateway to the beautiful Clearwater beaches.