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Clearwater Beach

West Coast



Clearwater Beach, looking south from Pier 60.

Clearwater is a city located in Pinellas County, Florida, USA, nearly due west of Tampa and northwest of St. Petersburg. 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. The four-county area is home to roughly 4 million residents, making it the second largest metropolitan statistical area (MSA) in the state, the fourth largest in the Southeastern United States and second largest on the Gulf Coast.

View north from Sand Key toward Clearwater Beach

Closest Airport:
St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport
Airport Code:
General Location:
Located in the southeastern region of the United States, bordering Alabama to the northwest and Georgia to the northeast. Much of the land mass of the state is a large peninsula with the Gulf of Mexico to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.

Clearwater Beach at sunset

Local Motto or Saying:
In God We Trust
The Sunshine State

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Sightseeing and fishing boats docked at the Clearwater Marina




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