Palm Harbor is a census-designated place and an unincorporated community in Pinellas County, Florida, United States. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 59,248.
Palm Harbor is roughly 45 minutes from downtown St. Petersburg and Tampa. It is a largely residential community with several concentrations of commerce.
Notably, downtown Palm Harbor, north of Tampa Rd. between Alternate Hwy. 19 and Omaha St., cultivates a charming atmosphere with dozens of small shops and eateries along with a handful of historic buildings.
The historic downtown district of Palm Harbor, at Florida Avenue and Alt. US 19 and CR 1, has numerous festivals and craft fairs. "Palm Harbor's First Friday Celebrations" -- are a very popular community event for youngsters and adults alike. There are rides and games for the children, with opportunities to dine on great food from the many local restaurants, enjoy local artists & crafters displaying and selling their wares.