Anna Maria Island Florida

Welcome to Anna Maria Island, Florida

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The Gulf Cities of Anna Maria Island are located on the Central West Coast of Florida. Nestled between the tropical blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico to the West and Tampa Bay to the North. The three Cities of Anna Maria Island are Anna Maria, Holmes Beach, And Bradenton Beach each with is own distinct character and old Florida Charm. Description Anna Maria Island 9 miles in length & 2 mile wide . miles of sugar white sand beaches, and a relaxed old Florida atmosphere & style all to its own, this destination is a natural choice for tropical vacationers looking for golf, tennis, water sports, shopping, plus many cultural and historical attractions Located close to all the major attractions, yet far from the maddening crowds make Bradenton & the Gulf Island Beaches.

 

Climate average year-round temperature :
74.8 degrees average summer temperature: 80.1 degrees average winter temperature: 68.5 degrees average rainfall: 55.7 inches average
snowfall: 00.0 inches average relative humidity: high 88 percent low 58 percent

 

prevailing wind: East

 

Month High Low
•Jan...... 71.8--50.0 •Feb......72.6--50.9 •Mar......77.1-- 55.7 •Apr......82.0--59.6 •May.....86.9-- 65.0 •June......89.5--69.9 •July......90.6--71.8 •Aug......90.7--72.1 •Sep......89.4--71.5 •Oct......84.4--64.6 •Nov.....78.3--56.8 •Dec.....73.2--51.1 Monthly Rainfall January 2.77 February 3.03 March 2.928 April 2.02 May 3.24 June 7.38 July 8.82 August 9.6 September 8..45 October 3.10 November 1.97 December 2.37

 

Approximate Mileage from Major US Cities

•Atlanta, GA 496 •Boston, MA 1,418 •Cincinnati, OH 958 •Charlotte, NC 617 •Chicago, IL 1,223 •Indianapolis, IN 1,038 •Orlando, FL 119 •Milwaukee, WI 1,319 •Montreal, Quebec 1,572 •New York, NY 1,184 •Pittsburgh, PA 1,076 •Syracuse, NY 1,325 • Tampa, FL 40 • Toronto, Ontario 1,417

 

 

 

County population

Sarasota County population 1995 301,500.

Manatee County population 1995 233,160.

Bradenton population of 45,000

Anna Maria City a mere 1.5 square miles in size has 1650 year-round residents

Holmes Beach is largest has 5000 year-round residents

Bradenton Beach has 1600 year-round residents Longboat Key has 6000 year-round residents

Palmetto population nearly 10,000 located north

Bradenton across the man the river Public transportation

Sarasota Bradenton international airport 359 -- 5227 359 -- 2770

Manatee County area transit 749 -- 7116 Free trolley

 

 

Local attractions

Cars and Music of Yesterday 355 -- 6228

Bishop Planetarium 746 -- 4131

Gamble Mansion, Ellington oldest building in manatee County 723 -- 4536

Jungle Gardens reptile and Bird show 355 -- 5305

Selby Botanical Gardens 366 -- 5370

Mote Marine Laboratories and Museum 388 -- 4441 388 -- 1385

Myakka River State Park 364 -- 0100 361 -- 6511

Pelican Man's Bird Sanctuary 388 -- 4444

Gulf Coast World of Science 8251 -- 15th Street East Bradenton in the airport Mall

hands-on Museum were kids can date for fossil is low giant bubbles such wide snakes and more 359 -- 9975

 

Cultural Attractions

Asolo Center of Performing Arts 351 -- 8,000

Florida West Coast Symphony 953 -- 4252

Golden Apple Theatre 366 -- 5454

Island Players 778 -- 5755

Manatee Players Riverfront Theatre 748 -- 5875

Sarasota Ballet of Florida 366 -- 6740

Ringling Museum of Art's 355 -- 5101 The Jazz Club 366 -- 1552

Van Weasel Performing Arts Hall 953 -- 3366

 

Golf Courses

Manatee County Club 792 -- 6773

Palma Solo Golf Club 792 -- 7476

Timber Creek Golf Club 794 -- 8381

 

Movies

Bradenton 8, 7150 Cortez Road Dad Key 379 -- 6684

Oakmont 8, 4801 Cortez Road dad Key 379 -- 6684

 

sports

Sarasota Ed Smith Stadium: Chicago White Sox 12 Street and Carol Avenue 941 -- 954 -- S. O. X. X. Bradenton:

Mc Kechnie field, Pittsburgh Pirates, 1605 ninth Street West Bradenton 941 -- 748 -- 4610 St. Pete:

Tropicana field, Devil Ray's St. Pete

attractions
great explorations, hands-on Museum 1120 fourth Street South, St. Pete 821 -- 8885
Salvador Dali Museum 1000 third Street South, St. Pete 823 -- 3767

Museum of science in industry 4801 East sour Avenue Tampa 985 -- 5531

 

 

Churches of Anna Maria Island Island

Baptist Church 778 -- 0719

Roser memorial community church that the 778 -- 0414

St. Bernard Catholic Church 778 -- 4761 778 -- 4769 or 778 -- 0277 emergency
248 South Harbor Drive P.O. Box 1036 Holmes Beach Florida 34218

 

 

Goverment, clubs and organizations

Anna Maria Island art lead 778 -- 2099 Anna Maria Island chamber 778 -- 1541

Anna Maria Island community center 778 -- 1908

Anna Maria garden club 778 -- 5728

Anna Maria Island historical society 778 -- 0492

Anna Maria Island private years that the 778 -- 1238

Anna Maria Island rotary club 778 -- 2253

Anna Maria Island Turtle watch 778 -- 1156

island players Inc. 778 -- 5755

Kiwanis club of Anna Maria Island 778 -- 3121

loyal order of moose club 778 -- 4110

manatee County Audubon society 795 -- 1355

woman's club of Anna Maria Island 778 -- 4865

John Ringling adorned in the landscape of St. Armand Circle with Italian statues brought over during his many trips to Venice, Roman, Naples . He also spent lavishly on paintings and art John Ringling had amassed 60025 paintings at the time of this death 1936

red barn flea market 1707 first Street East 7473794 Desoto Square Mall 303 U.S. Highway 301 747 -- 5868 9.

join the Mall walkers and weekdays Bell's outlet 792-0197 7940981 746 -- 3288 anything goes Hank 9801 Gulf Drive Henrietta 778 -- 4456

tall collectors would 495 History of Anna Maria Island George Emerson Bean with the Anna Maria Island Beach Company developed and Rea in the 1900s Important Numbers --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

MUNICIPAL OFFICES

Anna Maria City Hall 10005 Gulf Dr PO Box 608 Anna Maria 34216 778-0781

Bradenton Beach City Hall 107 Gulf Dr N Bradenton Beach 34217 778-1005

Holmes Beach City Hall 5901 Marina Dr

Holmes Beach 34217 778-2221

Police

ANNA MARIA POLICE Phone: (941) 778-4711.

BRADENTON BEACH POLICE Phone: (941) 778-6311.

HOLMES BEACH POLICE Phone: (941) 778-0791

 

Airports

Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport (SRQ), Located on the border of North Sarasota & South Bradenton. Visit the Airport Web Site at http://www.srq-airport.com •American/American Eagle •Continental •Delta/Comair •Northwest •T.W.A. •American Trans Air •United/United Express •U.S.Air/U.S.Air Express •Air Sunshine

 

Auto Rental Companies Rent A Car

•Avis •Budget •Hertz •National •Dollar Tampa International Airport 40 miles away, is served by most major airline carriers and Rental car companies.

 Alamo Rent A Car: (800) 327-9633 / (813) 530-5494

Avis Rent A Car: (800) 331-1212 / (813) 530-1406

Budget Car Rental: (800) 524-0700 / (813) 530-0441

Dollar Rent A Car: (800) 800-4000 / (813) 396-3640

Enterprise Rent A Car: (800) 325-8007 / (813) 282-1680

Hertz Rent A Car: (800) 654-3131 / (813) 874-3232

National Car Rental: (800) 227-7368 / (813) 530-5491

Thrifty Car Rental: (800) 367-2277 / (813) 321-3175

Value Rent A Car: (800) 468-2583 / (813) 571-2256

JACK'S RENTAL CAR 941-355-0700 or 941-758-6746

 

 

BANKS

Barnett Bank of Manatee County NA 699 Manatee Ave Holmes Beach 34217 755-8889

Barnett Bank Newcomers Guide Cathy Parrish Box 9390 MC-269-018 Bradenton FL 34206-9390 727-2337 FAX 941/753-4519

Community Bank of Manatee 600 SR 70 East Bradenton, FL. 34203 756-0099

First National Bank of Manatee 5324 Gulf Dr Holmes Beach 34217 778-4900

First Union National Bank of Florida 5327 Gulf Dr Holmes Beach 34217 798-2700

 

COMMUNITY CENTER

Anna Maria Island Community Center 407 Magnolia Ave PO Box 253 Anna Maria 34216 778-1908

 

REPAIRS

A/C & HEATING Air & Energy, Inc. 3500 East Bay Dr Holmes Beach 34217 778-2178

Anthony's Cooling-Heating-Refrigeration 4255 Gulf Dr Holmes Beach 34217 749-5307

West Coast Refrigeration 5347 Gulf Dr, #4 Holmes Beach 34217 778-9622 ELECTRICIAN

Electrical Service & Maintenance, Inc. 104 1st St. N PO Box 222 Bradenton Beach 34217 778-4454

 

PLUMBING

La Pensee Plumbing, Inc. 5348-B Gulf Dr Holmes Beach 34217 778-5622

 

LOCKSMITH

Locksmith #1 PO Box 815 Anna Maria, FL 34216 / 778-5594

 

NEWSPAPERS

BRADENTON HERALD Address: 102 Manatee Ave. West, Bradenton . Phone: (941) 748-0411.

THE ISLANDER / BYSTANDER Address: 5408 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Phone: (941) 778-7978. PHARMACIES Walgreen's 3248 East Bay Dr Holmes Beach 34217 778-0461

 

PHYSICIANS

Joseph Acebal MD (Chiropractic Physician) 501 Manatee Ave. Holmes Beach, FL. 34217 / 778-0722

Roger N Danziger, M.D. P.A. (Allergy & Immunology) 3651 Cortez Rd. #200 Bradenton FL. 34210 / 753-5115

Marc Grenier MD (Ear Nose Throat) 2010 59th Street West Bradenton, FL.34209 792-2455

Diane Michaels MD (Chiropractic) 501 Village Green Bradenton, FL. 34209

 

POST OFFICE

Ronald E. Smith, Postmaster 9908 Gulf Dr PO Box 472

Anna Maria 34216 800-275-8777 Robert Willis,

Postmaster 112 Bridge St Bradenton Beach 34217 800-275-8777

 

RENTALS .

Native Rentals, Inc. 5302 Marina Drive Holmes Beach 34217 778-7757

TRANSPORTATION Trolley Systems of America 141 Avenida Veneccia Sarasota, FL 34242 / 346-3115 

UTILITIES TELEPHONE SERVICES GTE George Wyatt 2508 75th St W Bradenton 34209 794-3760

TELEVISION - CABLE Time Warner Communications PO Box 25206 Bradenton 34205 748-3816

TRASH REMOVAL Waste Management Manatee 6120 21st Street East Bradenton, FL. 34203 753-7591

 

Bradenton Area & beach Bradenton-With plenty of museums, historical sites and cultural events to choose from, the city of Bradenton offers small town charm with all the amenities of a larger city. Anna Maria-Situated at the northern tip of Anna Maria Island, a long stretch of beaches, dunes, sea oats and Australian Pines lying between the Gulf of Mexico and the Intercoastal Waterway. Holmes Beach-the largest of Anna Maria Island's three municipalities. Location of the Manatee County Public Beach Bradenton Beach-Located at the southern tip of Anna Maria Island, community of many charming shops, restaurants and accommodations. Longboat Key-The island of Longboat Key divides between Manatee County and Sarasota County. It lies between the Gulf and Sarasota bay and has 12 miles of white powder sand beaches. Palmetto- to the north of the mile-wide Manatee River and is the hub of the county's agricultural industry, with tomatoes being the number one crop. Palmetto also is home of the Manatee Convention Center which draws top name entertainment, sporting events, business meetings and trade shows.

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