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St. Petersburg, Florida
City
City of St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg skyline in July 2015
St. Petersburg skyline in July 2015
Flag of St. Petersburg, Florida
Flag
Official seal of St. Petersburg, Florida
Seal
Nickname(s): 
"St. Pete"; "Florida's Sunshine City"
Motto(s): 
"Always in Season"
Location in Pinellas County and the state of Florida
Location in Pinellas County and the state of Florida
St. Petersburg, Florida is located in the United States
St. Petersburg, Florida
St. Petersburg, Florida
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 27°46′23″N 82°38′24″W / 27.77306°N 82.64000°W / 27.77306; -82.64000Coordinates: 27°46′23″N 82°38′24″W / 27.77306°N 82.64000°W / 27.77306; -82.64000
Country United States
State Florida
County Pinellas
Founded 1888
Incorporated February 29, 1892
Re-Incorporated as City June 6, 1903
Named for Saint Petersburg, Russia
Government
 • Type Strong Mayor-Commission
 • Mayor Rick Kriseman (D)
Area
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 • City 137.64 sq mi (356.50 km2)
 • Land 61.75 sq mi (159.94 km2)
 • Water 75.89 sq mi (196.56 km2)
Elevation
44 ft (13.4 m)
Population
 (2010)[2][3]
 • City 244,769
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
265,098
 • Rank 79th
 • Density 4,226.57/sq mi (1,631.90/km2)
 • Urban
2,441,770 (17th)
 • Metro
2,870,569 (18th)
Demonym(s) St. Petersburger, St. Peteian, Burgian, Saint Petersburgite
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
33701, 33702, 33703, 33704, 33705, 33710, 33712-33713, 33715[5]
Area code(s) 727
FIPS code 12-63000[6]
GNIS feature ID 290375[7]
Website www.stpete.org