The City of Largo is centrally located in Pinellas County, north of the City of St. Petersburg and south to the City of Clearwater. Largo held the nickname Citrus City in its early days because it was the hub of the citrus industry during the 1800s thanks to its rich citrus groves and central location. Today there are nearly 75,000 residents in the City of Largo, and the city is the third largest in size within Pinellas County. Largos proximity to the Gulf of Mexico provides relief during hot summer months when the sea breeze carries moisture inland, also the winter climate in Largo and Pinellas County is warmer than in mainland Florida. Since the boom of the citrus industry in the citys early days, Largo has emerged as a growing provider of healthcare services and hospitals like the Largo Medical Center and the Sun Coast Hospital are some of the areas strongest employers.
Largo is served by the Tampa International Airport and the St. Petersburg / Clearwater International Airport as well as the Pinellas Sun Coast Transit Authority which provides bus routes throughout Pinellas County. Largo has a number of recreational, cultural, and athletic programs for its residents as well as beautifully kept parks, public libraries, and waste disposal operations.
There are a variety of homes and condos available in the city of Largo. Inter-coastal waterfront views brings unforgetable sunsets to your doorstep everyday. Homes prices in this community are as diverse as the homes themselves, with large luxury estates and modest single family homes and condos ranging from the mid-$200,000's to over $4,000,000's. One well respected gated golf communitiy to consider is the Bayou Club. Harbor Bluffs, Bardmoor Golf Club and Colins Estate are also highly sought after neighborhoods.