Sarasota County, Florida
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Sarasota County
Founded May 14, 1921
The area now included in the county had been governed by Hillsborough County.  
It was part of Manatee County from 1855 until 1921.

County Seat is Sarasota
Largest City is North Port

The exact origin of the name "Sarasota" is unknown.  
According to the Florida League of Cities, the name first appeared in print as "Zarazote" on a 1763 land grant map.

[Source: wikipedia]

Cities and Towns
City of Sarasota ~ City of North Port ~ City of Venice
Town of Longboat Key

Unincorporated Places
* Bee Ridge * Desoto Lakes * Englewood * Fruitville * Gulf Gate Estates * Kensington Park * Lake Sarasota * Laurel * Nokomis *
North Sarasota * Osprey * Plantation * Ridge Wood Heights * Sarasota Springs * Siesta Key * South Gate Ridge * South Sarasota *
South Venice * Southgate * The Meadows * Vamo * Venice Gardens * Warm Mineral Springs


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Sarasota County Data

 

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Census Records

Death Records

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History Topics

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Miscellaneous Data

Native American Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Dec 2017: marriage notices for SANDERS-HARRISON, TITUS-MCDANIELS, WELSH-DOLLAWAY, YOUNG-BRIDENBECKER, BACON-KELLER

 

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Surrounding Counties
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