Sarasota (Florida)

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Coordinates 27°20′14″N 82°32′7″W
Country United States
State Florida
County Sarasota
Zarazote 1763
Fort Armistead 1840
Sara Sota 1842
Sarasota 1902
Elevation 16 ft (7 m)
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
ZIP code 34230–34243
Area code(s) 941
FIPS code 12-64175
GNIS feature ID 0290675
Government (Type) Commission–manager government
Government (City Mayor) ceremonial, rotating yearly
Government (City Manager) Marlon Brown
Government (City) 24.08 sq mi (62.38 km2)
Government (Land) 14.70 sq mi (38.07 km2)
Government (Water) 9.39 sq mi (24.31 km2) 42.58%
Area (City) 24.08 sq mi (62.38 km2)
Area (Land) 14.70 sq mi (38.07 km2)
Area (Water) 9.39 sq mi (24.31 km2) 42.58%
Population (2020) (City) 54,842
Population (2020) (Density) 3,731.51/sq mi (1,440.74/km2)
Population (2020) (Metro) 720,042

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Sarasota (/ˌsærəˈsoʊtə/) is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. state of Florida. The area is renowned for its cultural and environmental amenities, beaches, resorts, and the Sarasota School of Architecture. The city is located south of Tampa Bay area, north of Fort Myers and Punta Gorda. Its official limits include Sarasota Bay and several barrier islands between the bay and the Gulf of Mexico. In 1986, it became designated as a certified local government. Sarasota is a principal city of the Sarasota metropolitan area, and is the seat of Sarasota County. According to the 2020 U.S. census, Sarasota had a population of 54,842.

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