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Clearwater, Florida

Clearwater Florida
Full nameCity of Clearwater, Florida USA
Official nameCity of Clearwater, Florida USA
Settlement typeCity
CountryUnited States
First Incorporation1891
Second IncorporationMay 27, 1915
MayorFrank Hibbard
Total Area37.7 sq mi (97.6 km2)
Land Area25.3 sq mi (65.5 km2)
Water Area12.4 sq mi (32.1 km2)
Elevation30 ft (9.1 m)
Total Population108687 (2005)
Density (pop.)1658.2/km2 (4295.9/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)2,747,272 (shared with Tampa and St. Petersburg)
Other information
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
- Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
Area code727
FIPS code12-12875 
GNIS feature ID0280543 

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Clearwater is a city located in Pinellas County, Florida, US, nearly due west of Tampa and northwest of St. Petersburg. In the west of Clearwater lies the Gulf of Mexico and in the east lies Tampa Bay. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 108,787. It is the county seat of Pinellas County. Clearwater is the smallest of the three principal cities in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan area, most commonly referred to as the Tampa Bay Area.

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