Gulfport is a suburb of St. Petersburg. Originally named Disston City in 1884 when Hamilton Disston purchased land here. The name changed to Bonifacio due to conflict with Hillsborough County in which a town already had the same name. In 1890 the city saw another name change, "Veteran City," but by 1910 the city of Gulfport was established.
     Gulfport is the art lovers dream. A celebration on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month called "Art Walk,' attracts many locals and tourists to its calming and cultural atmosphere. With its mix of small cottages,shops, restaurants and other businesses, Gulfport is "Old Florida". The mature oaks and brick paved streets are inviting. The city is home to two public schools; Boca Ciega High School and Gulfport Elementary.

Historic Gulport Photo Slide Show Gulfport Sunrise Photos Gulfport Today Slide Show History of Gulfport...Pictures and Videos
Gulfport Historical Museum Gulfport Chamber of Commerce History of the Gulfport Police Department Gulfport Historical Society
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