Pinellas County, Florida|
Pinellas County is a county located in the state of Florida. Its county seat is Clearwater.
Pinellas County seceded from Hillsborough County in 1911, and was named for the Spanish Punta Piñal ("Point of Pines" or "Piney Point". The Pinellas Peninsula (which divides Tampa Bay from the Gulf of Mexico) and a small part of the mainland was incorporated into the county.