Mayor Mike Yakes
MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR
Welcome to the City of Gulfport's website.
Gulfport, with a population of approximately 12,500, is one of the oldest settlements in southern Pinellas County. Located on Boca Ciega Bay, Gulfport is primarily residential and a true sense of community is evident in the many annual celebrations, parks and recreational facilities throughout the city. Activities for ages preschool through senior citizens are planned at the Recreation Center and Multipurpose Senior Center. The City also has a beach, a full-service Marina and the Gulfport Casino which hosts dancing ranging from ballroom to country style.
We strive to maintain a safe, comfortable living environment through such programs as brick street repairs, alley upgrades, street resurfacing, a Citizens' Police Academy Program and Crime Awareness Meetings. The Waterfront District has been improved through the installation of antique streetlights, brick crosswalks and landscaping. Several new parks have been added recently including improvements to the Tomlinson Park/Tangerine Greenway Area. The Multipurpose Senior Center has been renovated and the Catherine Hickman Theater opened in December 2000.
Come visit Gulfport, the Gateway to the Gulf.