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Dunedin - Town vs. County Stats
Avg Price in Dunedin: $485,900 / County Avg $587,700
Avg Taxes in Dunedin: $3,100 / County Avg $5,700
Avg Sq. Ft. in Dunedin: 1,641 / County Avg 1,807
Avg Price per/ft2 in Dunedin: $296 / County Avg $325
Avg Walkscore in Dunedin: 72 / County Avg 42
Avg Year Built in Dunedin: 1975 / County Avg 1978
Avg Days on Website in Dunedin: 73 / County Avg 113
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Dunedin, a city located in the St. Joseph Sound in Pinellas County, at the Central West Coast of Florida. It is bordered by the city of Clearwater to the south and east, Palm Harbor to the north, and the Gulf of Mexico to the west. Dunedin is 25 miles west of Tampa and three miles north of Clearwater.
In 1852, Richard L. Garrison was bestowed with a land grant in Dunedin. Scotsmen J.O. Douglas and James Somerville renamed the settlement Dunedin after the application for the first post office in northern Pinellas County was made. Dunedin evolved into a vital trading center, and large fleets of sailing vessels would venture into the state.
The public library was founded in 1895. It goes down history as the oldest public library in Pinellas County. Dunedin was incorporated as a town in 1899. The town had a mere population of 350 in 1913. It was incorporated as the City of Dunedin in 1925.
Since the later part of the 1970s, Dunedin has served as training home of Florida State League’s Dunedin Blue Jays and spring training spot of the Toronto Blue Jays. World-class games unfold at the Florida Auto Exchange Stadium.
There are numerous recreational facilities in Dunedin. Given the city’s large athletic base, locals and visitors who are into soccer, baseball, hockey, and softball are enticed to stay tuned to such games. Dunedin played host to a short-lived American club in the mid-2000s.
In terms of attractions, Dunedin does not disappoint. Scenic spots dotting the picturesque waterfront destination include parks and some of the best beaches America can offer. Locals are well aware of hurricane season and take the necessary precautions. Beyond that timeframe, locals and visitors can enjoy a subtropical marine climate during summer and fall.
Apart from white sand beaches, there are lots of street fairs. A museum preserves the artifacts and documents pertaining to Dunedin, fostering intergenerational learning and appreciation. City-owned Dunedin Marina has 194 boat slips and is among the finest municipal marinas on the West Coast of Florida.
Sporty individuals are enticed to try the bike trails while golfers hit the fairways. Dunedin earned high ranking as one of the top five small walking communities among the US states. The Pinellas Trail biking and walking path from St. Petersburg to Tarpon Springs and intersecting the compact town center makes Dunedin an ideal pit-stop for cyclists and pedestrians.
Also adding to the town’s appeal are specialty shops like the famed Celtic Shop carrying unique and high-quality Celtic products. Visitors take their pick from a pleasing assortment of jewelry items, apparel, gifts, and food from Scotland and Ireland.
Lots of visitors are often out exploring, if not relaxing and enjoying the natural beauty of the surroundings, or savoring cuisine. Dunedin is noted as a hot spot for dining and nightlife. There are fine French dining establishments, bars serving casual cocktails and bar eats (as diners enjoy the view overlooking the waters), and a plethora of other dining outlets with ethnic culinary influences.
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