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Sarasota has so much to offer residents and visitors alike. A year-round temperate climate, award-winning beaches, golf, tennis, boating, fantastic dining and shopping, abundant cultural venues and more.

Located on the Florida Gulf Coast, about 60 miles south of Tampa, Sarasota combines a leisurely coastal lifestyle with a worldly sophistication. No longer just a tourist destination and retirement haven, Sarasota has become a diversified community with an expanding economic base, skilled workers and professionals, and one of the best school systems in the state. The Cultural Capital of Florida, Sarasota is known for its intoxicating cocktail of culture, from the Ringling Museum of Art, numerous galleries and live theatre, to its own symphony, opera and ballet.
Our city is a hidden paradise that provides a healthy environment, friendly residents, beautiful homes and exceptional lifestyles. With over 35 miles of pristine Gulf Beaches, this superior coastal location just can’t be beat.

Sarasota County consists of Sarasota, Venice, Englewood and North Port, along with the barrier islands of Longboat Key, Lido Key, Bird Key, Siesta Key, Casey Key and Manasota Key.
Once known primarily as a vacation or retirement destination, today’s Sarasota is home to diversity. A great year-round climate, expanding employment opportunities, abundant leisure time activities and excellent schools attract creative entrepreneurs, skilled workers and professionals who want to thrive in a community where life is fun. Almost half of Sarasota County’s population is in the prime working age range of 25 to 64. No matter what your age or stage, there’s always something interesting to do in Sarasota.

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