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Pinellas Park

The State of Florida is a state in the southeastern United States. Florida is situated mostly on a large peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Straits of Florida. It extends to the northwest into a panhandle, extending along the northern Gulf of Mexico. Florida's nickname is the Sunshine State but severe weather is a common occurrence in the state. It is bordered on the north by the states of Georgia and Alabama, and on the west, at the end of the panhandle, by Alabama.
Pinellas Park is a city located in central Pinellas County, Florida. The population was 45,658 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. census bureau is 47,166.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 38.7 square kilometers. In the city the population was spread out with 21.4 percent under the age of 18, 6.7 percent  from 18 to 24, 29.2 percent from 25 to 44, 22.2 percent from 45 to 64, and 20.6 percent  who were 65 years of age or older.
Pinellas Park is known throughout the Tampa Bay area for a series of community events held annually every year in a city-owned bandshell located behind city hall. The most popular of these events is country in the park, a festival held every year generally on the third Saturday of March, but always after the Florida State Fair and Florida Strawberry Festival. The festival’s popularity stems from its wide array of events, such as arts and crafts shows, NASCAR displays, popular amusement park rides, and multi-artist day-long concert, and the fact that parking, entry to the festival, and attendance of the concert are all free of charge.
As of 2006, the country in the park festival has been organized for 16 years straight. Another popular celebration among the locals is Pride in the Park. This celebration occurs during the week leading up to Country in the Park. Usually the night before Country In The Park, the Firefighters chili cookoff takes place at the bandshell. Pinellas Park is also home to a memorial to the Korean War, located in Freedom Lake Park. The city is served by the Pinellas County Schools district.

As it is often regarded as among the most beautiful parts of Florida one of the most visited places amongst the most die-hard travelers the world over.

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