Place:North Port, Sarasota, Florida, United States

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NameNorth Port
Alt namesNorth Port Charlottesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12012841
TypeCity
Coordinates27.066°N 82.172°W
Located inSarasota, Florida, United States
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758.7[1] |population_density_sq_mi = 293.1[1] |population_metro = |population_density_metro_km2 = |population_density_metro_sq_mi = |population_urban = |population_density_urban_km2 = |population_density_urban_sq_mi = |population_blank1_title = |population_blank1 = |population_density_blank1_km2 = |population_density_blank1_sq_mi = |timezone = Eastern (EST) |utc_offset = -5 |timezone_DST = EDT |utc_offset_DST = -4 |coordinates_display = display=inline,title |latd = 27 |latm = 3 |lats = 58 |latNS = N |longd = 82 |longm = 10 |longs = 19 |longEW = W |elevation_footnotes = |elevation_m = 3 |elevation_ft = 10 |postal_code_type = ZIP codes |postal_code = 34286-34291 |area_code = 941 |blank_name = FIPS code |blank_info = 12-49675 |blank1_name = GNIS feature ID |blank1_info = 0294334 |website = |footnotes = }} North Port is a city in southern Sarasota County, Florida, United States. The population was 57,357 at the 2010 census.[1] It is part of the North PortBradentonSarasota Metropolitan Statistical Area. It was originally developed by General Development Corporation as the northern or Sarasota County part of its Port Charlotte development. GDC dubbed it North Port Charlotte, and it was incorporated under that name through a special act of the Florida Legislature in 1959. By referendum in 1974 the city's residents approved a change to simply North Port to proclaim its separate identity.

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