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Clearwater is a city located in central Pinellas County, Florida in United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 108,787 however, according to the 2005 census, the city's population fell slightly to 108,687. It is the county seat of Pinellas County. It is the smallest of the three large cities that constitute the Tampa Bay area. The city has a total area of 97.7 square kilometers of which 65.5 square kilometers is land and 32.2 square kilometers is water. The population was spread out with 19.1 percent under the age of 18, 8.0 percent from 18 to 24, 27.6 percent from 25 to 44, 23.8 percent from 45 to 64 and 21.5 percent who were 65 years of age or older.

The council strives to maintain Clearwater's reputation as an innovative leader in the delivery of municipal services while developing programmes, practices, policies and procedures that work within a conservative budget and strives to achieve a high level of citizen satisfaction. The town has undergone some improvement in various fields. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. This place is regarded as a premier vacation destination and rated as top vacation spots in Florida. Hence it is one of the most visited places amongst the most die hard travelers the world over.

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