For Your Information

Manatee County Chamber of Commerce

Unless Otherwise Indicated,
the Area Code is 941

Emergency Services
Access Center Helpline ~ 741-3117
American Red Cross ~ 792-8686
Coast Guard ~ 794-1607
Emergency Ambulance, Fire, Police ~ 911
Humane Society ~ 747-8808
Poison Control ~ 1-800-282-3171
Spouse Abuse Information ~ 755-6805
Wildlife Rescue Service ~ 742-5933

Police Department Non-Emergency Numbers
Florida Highway Patrol Bradenton Post ~ 751-7647
Manatee County Sheriff’s Office ~ 747-3011
Bradenton Police Department ~ 932-9300
Bradenton Beach Police Department ~ 778-6311
Holmes Beach Police Department ~ 708-5804
Longboat Key Police Department ~ 316-1977
Palmetto Police Department ~ 721-2000

Fire Department Non-Emergency Numbers
Bradenton Fire Department ~ 932-9600
Cedar Hammock Fire Department ~ 751-7090
Duette Volunteer Fire Department ~ 813-634-8080
East Manatee Fire Department ~ 751-5611
Longboat Key Fire Department ~ 316-1944
Manatee West Fire Department ~ 761-1555
Myakka City Fire Department ~ 322-6525
North River Fire District, Palmetto ~ 721-6700
Parrish Fire Department ~ 776-1459
Southern Manatee Fire-Rescue District ~ 751-7675
Trailer Estates Fire Department ~ 758-6453

Art and Culture
ArtCenter Manatee ~ 746-2862
Artist's Guild ~ 747-0651
Arts Council of Manatee ~ 746-2223
Asolo Center for the Performing Arts ~ 351-9010
Bishop Planetarium ~ 746-4131
DeSoto National Memorial ~ 792-0458
Florida Gulf Coast Railroad Museum ~ 776-0906
Gamble Plantation State Historic Site ~ 723-4536
John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art ~ 359-5700
Lemily & Son International Art Gallery ~ 727-1146
Longboat Key Center for the Arts ~ 383-2345
Manatee Players Riverfront Theatre ~ 748-5875
Manatee Village Historical Park ~ 741-4075
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens ~ 366-5731
Mote Marine Aquarium ~ 388-2451
Sweet Adelines ~ 753-8679
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall ~ 955-7676
Village of the Arts ~ 747-8056

Business Information
Better Business Council ~ 748-1325
Economic Development Council ~ 748-3411
Manatee Chamber of Commerce ~ 748-3411

Civic Center and Auditoriums
Bradenton Municipal Auditorium ~ 932-9484
Manatee Convention & Civic Center ~ 722-6626
Neel Auditorium, Manatee Comm. College ~ 752-5252
Sarasota Bradenton International Convention Center ~ 355-9161

Education
Public Schools Administrative Offices ~ 708-8770
Manatee Vocational-Technical Center ~ 751-7900

Government/State
Port Manatee/Tampa Bay ~ 722-6621
Insurance & Treasurer Consumer Hotline ~ 800-342-2762
Jobs and Benefits ~ 714-7449
Proof of Residency Clerk of Court ~ 741-4040
Property Appraiser ~ 748-8208

Tax Collector/Tag Offices
819 US 301 Blvd., Bradenton ~ 741-4801
7411 Manatee Ave. W., Ste. 200, Bradenton ~ 741-4801
6007 111th St. E., Bradenton ~ 741-4801
1341 10th St. E. (US Hwy. 301), Palmetto ~ 741-4801

Driver’s License
3611 First St. W., Bradenton ~ 741-4801

Manatee County
Animal Control ~ 742-5933
General Information ~ 748-4501
Clerk of Circuit Court ~ 749-1800
Library Services ~ 748-5555
Parks & Recreation ~ 742-5923
Sheriff’s Office ~ 747-3011
Voter Registration ~ 741-3823

Government/City
Anna Maria City Hall ~ 10005 Gulf Drive ~ 708-6130
Bradenton City Hall ~ 101 Old Main Street ~ 932-9400
Bradenton Beach City Hall ~ 107 Gulf Dr. North ~ 778-1005
Holmes Beach City Hall ~ 5801 Marina Drive ~ 708-5800
Longboat Key Town Hall ~ 501 Bay Isles Road ~ 316-1999
Palmetto City Hall ~ 516 Eighth Avenue West ~ 723-4570

Healthcare
Blake Medical Center ~ 792-6611 or 800-648-9004
Elder Helpline ~ 742-5818
Health Department ~ 748-0747
Kid Care Insurance ~ 888-540-5437
Manatee County Medical Society ~ 755-3411
Manatee Memorial Hospital ~ 746-5111
VA Clinic - Ellenton ~ 721-0649

Other Services
1st Call for Help ~ 211
Handy Bus ~ 748-2317
Manatee Aging Network ~ 761-9338
Manatee Religious Services ~ 752-4271
Volunteer Services ~ 761-3207

Transportation
Greyhound Bus Lines ~ 747-2984
Manatee County Area Transit ~ 747-8621
Sarasota Bradenton International Airport Information Line ~ 359-5200

Utilities
Bradenton Public Works ~ 708-6300
Manatee County Utilities ~ 792-8811
Palmetto Public Works ~ 723-4580

Water, Sewer, Garbage Service Unincorporated areas
Manatee County Public Utilities ~ 792-8811
after hours ~ 795-5457

Electricity*
Florida Power & Light Co. ~ 917-0708
Peace River Electric Coop ~ 863-773-4116
* Service determined by area. Call with either former occupant’s name, or serial number on front of electric meter.

Natural Gas*
TECO People's Gas System ~ 877-832-6747
* Hook-ups available in metropolitan Bradenton, Palmetto, and some rural areas.

Telephone
Verizon Business ~ 800-483-5000
Verizon Residential ~ 800-483-4000

Television
Bright House Networks ~ 748-3816
Comcast Cable ~ 371-6700
Verizon FIOS ~ 800-483-4000