The city of Seminole is located in western Pinellas County. It's approximately 25 miles west of Tampa, and close to Largo, St. Petersburg and Pinellas Park. As a quaint community with an ideal location allowing residents to easily experience the attractions of big cities without having to live in them, Seminole is perfect for families seeking homes for rent in the Tampa Bay area. It offers a simpler, more relaxed South Florida lifestyle.
With the Long Bayou running up the middle of the city and the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay to the west and east, respectively, Seminole is perfect for those who love water sports, fishing, boating or any other aquatic activities. Shopping and cultural options are both right inside the city and in the surrounding areas, and children have access to a well-equipped school system. All these aspects combine to make Seminole a perfect place for families to settle down.
Facts for Renters
Seminole had been a well-settled area since the 1870s, but wasn't incorporated as a city until 1970. It's governed by a city council and city manager instead of a mayor and council.
The city has expanded rapidly in recent years, reacting to the growth by building new municipal buildings including a renovated library and renovation center.
Seminole children are served by the Pinellas County Schools district. Local schools include Starkey Elementary School and Osceola Middle School in Seminole, with the nearest high school being Dixie Hollins High in St. Petersburg.
Ruth Eckerd Hall, a notable music and arts venue, is very close to Seminole - just 15 miles north in Clearwater.
Resources for Renters
Check the website for the city of Seminole for all pertinent new-resident information.