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Old 04-02-2011, 10:22 AM
 
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According to Wikipedia ([url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarasota,_Florida]Sarasota, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia[/url])
here's the story on the county lines being drawn.

Sarasota has been governed by several different American counties, depending upon the era. Not becoming a state until 1845 Florida was acquired by the United States as a territory in 1819. Hillsborough County was created from Alachua and Monroe counties in 1834 and many early land titles cite it as the county governing Sarasota. Hillsborough was divided in 1855, placing Sarasota under the governance of Manatee County until 1921, when three new counties were carved out of portions of Manatee. One of those new counties was called, Sarasota, and the city was made its seat. The boundary of the community once extended to Bowlees Creek, but that was redrawn to an arbitrary line in order to divide the airport so its oversight could include both counties. Property records and street addresses north of that new county line and south of the creek, however, remain as "Sarasota" due to established postal designations, although they remain governed by Manatee County.
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Old 11-01-2012, 08:15 PM
 
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i have a son with autism and am moving to sarasota in a year...how did it work out ofr you???? thanks
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