Known for its balmy weather; Bradenton, Florida is also a wonderful place to live and raise a family. Centrally located on Florida’s west coast, the area is treasured for its 16 miles of pristine beaches, beautiful scenery and old Florida charm. Bordered on the north by the Manatee River, Bradenton is located on the mainland and is separated from the outer barrier islands of Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key by the Intracoastal Waterway. There is no shortage of attractions and activities in our community and surrounding Sarasota and Tampa Bay area. From professional sports, to world renowned museums, to year-round outdoor activities; there is something for everyone in our backyard.