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Gulfport
Pinellas County, Florida

ZipCodes
33707




Page Contents for Gulfport, Florida

Statistics & Facts

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Florida state capital is Tallahassee.
The population of Gulfport is approximately 12,527 (2000), 12029 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 7,077 (1990), 6105 (2010).
The amount of land area in Gulfport is 7.35 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 2.171 sq kilometers.
The distance from Gulfport to Washington DC is 841 miles.
The distance to the Florida state capital is 210 miles. (as the crow flies)
Gulfport is positioned 27.74 degrees north of the equator and 82.71 degrees west of the prime meridian.


History & History Related Items

Gulfport was first known as Disston City. The city name was denied because another city in Hillsborough County had a similar name. It then became Bonifacio and later Veteran City. Finally, when it was incorporated in 1910, it was named Gulfport.
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Attractions

Gulfport's famous casino was built around 1900, but has been rebuilt three times. The current structure was built in 1935 and is used for social and community events, not for gambling as the name, "Casino," would appear to indicate.
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Gulfport

Miscellany

The population of Gulfport was:
1990 - 11,727
2000 - 12,527

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