Indian Rocks Beach Community Overview

 

IRB is a laid-back coastal beach town located on the Gulf coast in central Florida, where residents and visitors of all ages, can kick-back and relax on the beach or enjoy a plethora of physical activities and cultural experiences. It is for this reason that many writers, artists, athletes and retirees have made Indian Rocks Beach their favorite vacation destination and/or home base. IRB is truly a hidden treasure town that has managed to preserve much of the "old Florida" charm and appeal that existed during the tourist boom of the 1950's. The IRB community has always been very warm and welcoming, and enjoys hosting visitors from all over the world. The "locals" are friendly folks that truly enjoy sharing their knowlege of the area and all that it has to offer, while making visitors feel like they fit right in, and/or they've found their "home-away-from-home". This is a small beach town where neighbors wave to each other, residents come together to help each other, and most everyone gives of their time to protect the natural resources and preserve all of the wonders that still exist in this lovely, little, coastal gem of a city. While the city itself is small and generally very quiet and laid-back, all of the ammenities and hustle and bustle of a large city are "just over the bridge", so you're never far from whatever it is that you may desire.

 

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Indian Rocks Beach Access | Parking | Restrooms | Amenities

Indian Rocks Beach boasts 27 public beach acess parks, more than any othe Pinellas County barrier island beach town. Parking is also plentiful, as you may park on most city streets for free, and a short walk across Gulf Blvd. will have your toes in the soft sand and warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Public restrooms are available at

Indian Rocks Beach Parks | Playgrounds | Historical Markers

ircparkscatpictThe City of Indian Rocks Beach has over 37 +/- acres of public parkland, and this directory provides details and photos for each park located within the city.

Indian Rocks Beach | History Museum

The Indian Rocks Beach Historical Society, which was founded in 1980, is the preservation arm of the Indian Rocks Beach Historical Museum. The Museum which was originally located near City Hall and Kolb Park, was relocated and now resides at 203 4th Ave. next to Chic-A-See Park (across from the post office). The Historical Museum is housed in the historic Carl & Caroline Moseley 1930's beach cottage which features an extensive collection of early native Indian artifacts, old photographs, maps, shells, documents and historic memorabilia. This jewel of a museum chronicles the rich heritage of Indian Rocks Beach from its founding as one of the earliest beach communities, to the present day.

Indian Rocks Beach | Library

The Indian Rocks Beach library is open to the public and offers a convenient way for visitors to IRB to use the on-site computers, browse the internet, or peruse the plentiful book offerings. Seasonal memberships are available to guests who "winter" in IRB.

Indian Rocks Beach Post Office
Indian Rocks Beach | United States Post Office

Indian Rocks Beach Post Office & Mailbox Locations The IRB Post Office provides numerous services to visitors, seasonal guests, and the citizens who reside in the city of IRB, as well as several of the surrounding barrier island beach towns.

Indian Rocks Beach | Civic Organizations

Our small town has a very active and close-knit community, and offers many opportunities for residents and visitors to get involved with community events, or volunteer with IRB civic organizations such as IRB Action 2000, the IRB Rotary organization, IRB Historical society, IRB Beach Art Center, IRB Food Pantry, and the IRB Library - just to name a few. This is a great way to meet people, have fun, and make a difference along the way. Be sure to check out the individual websites for each of these organizations - they are full of great information, photos, and details of how you can get involved or offer your support.

Indian Rocks Beach | Clubs | Recreation

Indian Rocks Beach offers something for everyone, no matter your age. IRB is family-friendly, retiree-friendly, pet-friendly and offers numerous clubs and sporting activities to get involved with. You'll never get bored in Indian Rocks Beach.Be sure to check out the individual websites for each of these clubs and sports leagues - they are full of great information, photos, and details of how you can get involved, participate and become part of the Indian Rocks Beach community.

Indian Rocks Beach | Grocery Stores & Gas Stations

Indian Rocks Beach has several grocery stores and gas stations nearby. Convenience markets are located on the island and grocery stores are just over the bridge

Indian Rocks Beach | Medical | Emergency Services

When living-in and/or visiting Indian Rocks Beach, you are never far from top-notch healthcare and emergency services. There are three hospitals within seven miles of Indian Rocks Beach: Morton Plant Mease Hospital is 6 miles away, and Largo Medical Center has two locations with the closest being 3.8 miles away and the second location is just 4.4 miles from IRB. There are also several walk-in clinics available withing a few miles of the city. EMT and Fire services (Station 27) are located on 1st Street in IRB, which generally allows for quick response times within the city. Police services are provided by the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office and are easily accessable by dialing 911 to request emergency police services. So you can rest-assured that access to emergency support and healthcare are just minutes away when you need them!

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Indian Rocks Beach | Churches | Worship Centers

Indian Rocks Beach has two very active and supportive churches within the city limits. Both churches offer support to the entire IRB community by providing important programs and services. Calvary Episcopal Church is home to the Beach Food Pantry, which along with other neighboring churches and community partners, provide food support to local residents in need. In addition to our two IRB churches, we have listed several other churches & worship centers located just over the bridge. 

Indian Rocks Beach | City Hall | Local Government

The City of Indian Rocks Beach City Hall is located at 1507 Bay Palm Blvd. between 14th & 15th Avenue and across the street from Kolb Park. The Mayor of IRB is R.B. Johnson. Indian Rocks Beach is located in Pinellas County, Florida. The zip code for Indian Rocks Beach is 33785 and the area code is 727.

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