FYI - Harvest House/Sarasota County Government : Access Sarasota
Sarasota County , located on the Gulfcoast of Florida , is a premiere community that features arts , culture , manufacturing , fine dining , professional sports , eco-tourism and the best beaches in the United States. . Approximately 386 , 000 residents live within the county's unincorporated area and four municipalities , the cities of Sarasota , North Port and Venice , and the town of Longboat Key. Sarasota County government works closely with these municipalities as well as nonprofit organizations , volunteers and others to provide a superior level of service to its residents , businesses and visitors.