About This Place
Bradenton Beach is a city on Anna Maria Island in Manatee County, Florida, United States. The population was 1,482 at the 2000 census, and 1,561 in the U.S Census estimates of 2005. It is part of the Bradenton–Sarasota–Venice Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city occupies the southern part of Anna Maria Island and is one of three municipalities on the island. The others are Holmes Beach in the center and Anna Maria in the north.
Bradenton Beach is located at 27°28′16″N 82°41′59″W / 27.471006°N 82.699682°W / 27.471006; -82.699682.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²). 0.6 square miles (1.4 km²) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.4 km²) of it (50.00%) is water.