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Welcome to beautiful Largo Florida. The third-largest city in Pinellas County, Largo is home to about 80,000 residents and was first incorporated in 1905. It became the first municipality in Pinellas County to adopt a city council-manager government in 1913. Over the years, it waffled between "town" and "city" several times and became a city again in 1974.
Originally an agricultural exporter in the 1960s, it was transformed into a bedroom community in the 1970s to today. From 1905 to 2010, Largo grew from 916 square-mile to about 19 mi.² today and a population of just about 300 to more than 70,000. Beginning as a rule farming community, it is now the third-largest city in Florida's most densely populated county.
After the decline of agriculture in Largo, it transferred into a sleepy, bedroom community of Tampa even though light manufactured filled in various niches throughout the community. Most of the jobs in Largo are in the service or retail industry. The healthcare industry continues to expand to meet the growing needs of an aging population as Largo is an ideal place to retire. Hospitals and clinics are among the area's strongest employers such as the Largo Medical Center.
How's the Weather in Largo?
Located on the Pinellas Peninsula, Largo's weather offers warmer temperatures than on mainland Florida. Winters are generally drier than the rest of the year and most of the rainfall comes in summer when sea breezes carry moisture from the Gulf of Mexico inland. Temperatures range from the low 50s in January and February to the high 80s and 90s in July and August.
Things to Do in Largo
Expanding from Indian Rocks Beach to Tampa Bay, Largo is packed with events, things to do, and a fantastic array of entertainment nestled on the Pinellas Peninsula. Home to the Florida Botanical Gardens, Largo's "urban oasis" is a perfect place to ease the mind and explore some of the most beautiful garden grounds in the area with nearly 30 acres including interpretive trails, natural habitats, and a children's garden.
Largo offers a variety of historical museums as well as the Heritage Village located in Largo's Pinewood Cultural Park. With over 20 acres of preserved buildings from the mid-19th and early 20th century, you'll experience unique structures such as churches, railroad stations, schools, and a few historical homes.
The Saturday Morning Market is a great place to enjoy on the weekend on first Street in nearby St. Petersburg. Baked goods, local produce, artisan meats and cheeses and those unique gifts are definitely something to find at the market. There are a multitude of golf courses both public and private around Largo such as Largo's East Bay Golf Club, a popular course it's been around for more than 50 years.
Largo Central Park is a 70-acre recreational area and urban park with a community center, playgrounds, and a military court of honor. Eagle Lake Park is a 163-acre recreational area with rolling grasslands, dense woodlands, and tranquil lakes. It features over 2000 feet of boardwalks perfect for walking and cycling. It offers a dedicated dog park, playground of the picnic shelters and three vending stations. There's also a catch-and-release fishing lake.
The Highland Family Aquatic Center in the recreation complex is a family-friendly center with a waterpark, multipurpose swimming pool, zero-depth section with play structures and water splash areas. It's one of the best places to hang out on a hot summer afternoon.
Largo is also home to some fantastic restaurants such as Roosterfish Grill. Located at 776 Missouri Ave. N., this popular waterfront restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating with a variety of new American cuisine and fresh seafood. It's been a staple in Largo for over 60 years.
DiGiorgio's Cafe in Largo is a family-owned trattoria with an old-school vibe and it traditional Italian menu. Located in downtown Largo, this elegant restaurant offers Tuscan-style architecture with a variety of handmade pasta, woodfired pizzas and fresh seafood and steaks. Savory Restaurant is another family-owned and operated restaurant in Largo for over a decade. It's open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and serves unique Italian-style favorites, fabulous seafood, and handcrafted cocktails.
Largo is part of the Pinellas County school system with its administrative headquarters located in Largo. It supports 11 elementary schools, six middle schools, and two high schools with a variety of private schools, charter and magnet schools throughout the community. The top-rated elementary school is located near Indian Rocks Beach, Anona elementary school at 12301 Indian Rocks Rd. is rated above average.
"Community is found at Anona. This school is tradition. Our girls love it there. They learn, both socially and academically, the aspects needed for success. Teachers, Prinicpal Management and the staff are committed to working as well as the can and they prove to be successful. A solid 'A 'school. Communicate with the school, get involved and show interest and your child will excel." - GreatSchools.org
Largo Real Estate
The average home price in Largo is about $280,000 but you will find beautiful homes along the ocean over $1 million, available lots perfect for custom building, and a variety of subdivisions and gated neighborhoods throughout Largo. Largo offers a variety of condominiums and townhouses for that low-maintenance lifestyle starting at about $250,000. Single-family homes start at around $280,000 with pockets of luxury Estates closer to Clearwater Harbor. There are several newer neighborhoods on Tampa Bay such as the community of Sea Breeze. These homes feature four and five bedrooms and started about $1.1 million.
Largo is extremely unique as the actual city boundary lines crisscross over pockets of Clearwater all throughout the city. In the center of Largo may be a four-block radius that's all considered the city of Clearwater even though it is clearly within the confines of Largo. This doesn't affect school zones so much as property taxes. So while you might think you're looking in Largo for a home, you could actually be in the center of town but with a Clearwater address. If this is a concern to you, it's important to have a buyer's agent that understands the boundaries of the Largo real estate market and can get you in the right neighborhood.
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