About St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg is a city in Pinellas County, Florida, United States. The city is often referred to by locals as St. Pete. The city was co-founded by John C. Williams, formerly of Detroit, who purchased the land in 1875, and by Peter Demens who was instrumental in bringing the terminus of the Orange Belt Railway there in 1888. St. Petersburg was incorporated as a city in June 1903. St. Petersburg has a humid subtropical climate.