St. Petersburg

The city of St. Petersburg lies on a peninsula the west coast of Florida. It was incorporated in 1892. It was cofounded by John Williams and Peter Demens. It was named after the city of the same name in Russia. Mr. Demons and spent many years as a youngster in Russia. It has a current population of approximately 244,000 people. The average high temperature is 81° and the average low temperature is 67°. It has large employers, including the government, such as Raymond James, All Children’s Hospital and Bayfront Medical Center. It has a variety of museums including the Salvador Dali exam and the museum holding the works of Dale Chihuly. The downtown portion has had a huge renaissance including the building of a baseball stadium, the resurgence of Jannus Landing and other music and artistic venues. The city has refurbished its musical venue named the Mahaffey Theatre. It hosts such interesting sporting events as Honda Grand Prix.