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Tampa - St. Petersburg
Area Information

Driving Distance
To Tampa From...
Albuquerque 1761
Anaheim 2556
Atlanta 457
Boston 1345
Chicago 1176
Dallas 1115
Denver 1873
Fort Lauderdale 228
Indianapolis 990
Kansas City 1268
Lake Tahoe 2725
Las Vegas 2339
Los Angeles 2548
Miami 268
Nashville 701
New Orleans 659
New York 1137
Orlando 85
Palm Beaches 206
Pensacola 401
Philadelphia 1041
Phoenix 2168
San Diego 2463
San Francisco 2929
Seattle 3133
Silicon Valley 2838
Washington D.C. 902
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are estimates. Your mileage may vary.

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Tampa - St. Petersburg Facts & Statistics

The Tampa - St. Petersburg area enjoys beautiful weather year round with gentle bay breezes and lots of sunshine. The summer can be quite balmy with quick afternoon showers. In the spring and fall the days are warm with the nights cooling down in the 70's.
Average temperatures:
Jan: 69-50 Fahrenheit/21-10 Celsius; Feb: 71-51 F/22-11 C; Mar: 76-56 F/24-13 C; Apr: 81-60 F/27-16 C; May: 87-67 F/31-19 C; Jun: 89-72 F/32-22 C; Jul: 90-74 F/32-23 C; Aug: 90-74 F/32-23 C; Sep: 89-72 F/32-22 C; Oct: 84-65 F/29-18 C; Nov: 77-57 F/25-14 C; Dec: 72-52 F/22-11 C.
The Tampa - St. Petersburg area is home to approximately 304,000 residents.
Area Geography
The Tampa - St. Petersburg area is located in the middle of the state on Florida's beautiful west coast, between St. Petersburg and Clearwater.
County Government
Tampa is served by a mayor and seven council members. Districts 1, 2, and 3 are elected by the Tampa voters at large and districts 4, 5, 6, and 7 are elected by the voters of their respective districts. Each official serves a 4-year term.
Important Numbers
Emergency Numbers: Dial 911 for police and medical emergencies. Tampa Police Department (non-emergency): 813-276-3200.
Tampa Fire Rescue (non-emergency): 813-274-7011.
Telephone Codes
The Tampa - St. Petersburg area codes are 813 and 727, respectively.
Time Zone
Eastern Standard Time (EST), five hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Daylight Saving Time is observed from the first Sunday in April to the last Sunday in October.
Electrical Current
Electrical devices here run on 110/115 volt, 60-cycle current. International visitors therefore may need to use adapters or converters.
US Dollar ($). Numerous money exchanges are available. Most major airports, various banks and American Express offices are available to exchange foreign currency.

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