Palmetto was founded in 1866 by Samuel Sparks Lamb and named in honor or his native state of South Carolina—the 'Palmetto State.' Water brought the first settlers and soon, yachtsmen and shippers discovered the allure of the mile-wide Manatee River. Fertile ground and a suitable climate attracted hearty young couples willing to accept the challenge of building a new community. In 1897, Florida's governor signed the charter declaring Palmetto a city in the Sunshine State. ... more.Palmetto and the region soon earned a reputation for its hospitality and abundant agricultural production. A nexus of modern highways, railroads, international airports and seaports puts the City of Palmetto in the very heart of Florida's most desirable place to live. Nearly 3 million Floridians live within a 50-mile radius of Palmetto, creating the state's most stable marketplace and work force. Nine public and private universities and colleges are within 45-minutes of the city, along with many of Florida's most noted attractions, museums and beaches.

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4828 Heinman Cv, Palmetto, FL 34221

4828 Heinman Cv, Palmetto FL

$529,900
SOLD ON
5/18/2022
Single Family Home
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,689 Sq.Ft.
6,412 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 2015
-82.5144
27.6068
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413 28th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221

413 28th St W, Palmetto FL

$341,000
SOLD ON
5/26/2022
Villa
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,243 Sq.Ft.
3,615 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 2005
-82.5679
27.5386
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2211 6th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221

2211 6th St W, Palmetto FL

$2,150,000
SOLD ON
2/18/2022
Single Family Home
4 bedrooms, 3 baths
4,011 Sq.Ft.
34,064 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1999
-82.5925
27.5165
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620 12th Ave W, Palmetto, FL 34221

620 12th Ave W, Palmetto FL

$191,799
SOLD ON
2/18/2022
Single Family Home
2 bedrooms, 1 bath
768 Sq.Ft.
6,000 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1920
-82.5782
27.5172
SLD
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