Tallevast, Florida

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Tallevast is an unincorporated community in Manatee County, Florida, United States.[1] It is part of the BradentonSarasotaVenice Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

A post office called Tallevast has been in operation since 1919.[2] The community was named for the Tallevast brothers, businessmen in the turpentine industry.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tallevast, Florida
  2. ^ "Manatee County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 November 2015. 
  3. ^ Paschal, Guy (Dec 9, 1962). "Sheriff sets death limit". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. p. 6. Retrieved 1 November 2015. 

Coordinates: 27°24′06″N 82°32′34″W / 27.40167°N 82.54278°W / 27.40167; -82.54278