Florida is full of interesting, quickly, hard to pronounce city names. I found a great place to find out the history of the name of a city in Florida and how to pronounce the really tough ones.

http://www.flheritage.com/facts/reports/names/

 

St. Petersburg, Pinellas County -- Called the "Sunshine City," it was named after one of the coldest, great cities of the world -- Russia's St. Petersburg. Left: a December 1939 view of St.Petersburg Beach and Municipal Pier.

St. Petersburg, Pinellas County — Called the “Sunshine City,” it was named after one of the coldest, great cities of the world — Russia’s St. Petersburg. Left: a December 1939 view of St.Petersburg Beach and Municipal Pier.

 

 

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