For more than 100 years, Bayfront Health St. Petersburg - a 480-bed teaching hospital in St. Petersburg - has responded to the health care needs of West Coast residents. As St. Petersburg's first hospital, Bayfront Health St. Petersburg has remained committed to providing the community with the highest quality health care services and advanced facilities. Located in Pinellas County and close to Clearwater, it is known for its warm weather and breezes that blow off Tampa Bay. It is the second largest city in the Tampa Bay Area, which is composed of roughly 2.8 million residents. St. Petersburg is a vacation destination and attracts visitors with the Salvador Dali Museum, Fort De Soto Park, the St. Petersburg Pier and beautiful beaches.