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Sister Cities

For each participating city, sister cities are listed along with a contact for more information on the local government's program. Cities with the symbol are currently seeking sister cities.

Aventura
City of, (Miami Dade County)
Contact: Jules Bevis
2999 NE 191 Street, Suite 500
Aventura, FL 33180
(305) 466-8911; FAX (305) 466-8919
or (305) 466-8920
E-mail: beavis@cityofaventura.com
Mayor: Arthur Snyder
Boca Raton
Spandau District [Berlin], Germany
City of, (Palm Beach County)
Contact:Mary Jane Griff (Volunteer Coordinator)
Human Resources
City of Boca Raton
201 W. Palmetto Park Rd.
Boca Raton, FL 33432
(561) 393-7700; FAX (561) 393-7908
Mayor: Carol G. Hanson
Bonita Springs
Grunstadt, Germany
City of, (Lee County)
Contact: Dianne J. Lynn
City of Bonita Springs
PO Box 367029
Bonita Springs, FL 34136
(941) 390-1000; FAX (941) 390-1004
Mayor: Paul D. Pass
Bradenton
Barcarrota, Spain
City of, (Manatee County)
Contact: Mayor Wayne Poston
101 Old Main Street
Bradenton, FL 34205
(941) 708-6200; FAX (941) 708-6256
Mayor: Wayne Poston
Cape Coral
City of, (Lee County)
Contact: Mayor's Council
PO Box 150027
Cape Coral, FL 33915
(941) 574-0436; FAX (941) 574-0429
E-mail: council@capecoral.net
Mayor: Roger Butler
 
Clearwater
Wyong, Australia; Kalamaria, Greece; Nagano, Japan
City of, (Pinellas County)
Contact: Rita Garvey
1550 Ridgewood Street
Clearwater, FL 33755
(727) 446-3845; FAX (727) 446-8225
E-mail: twgarvey@earthlink.net
Mayor: Brian Aungst
Cocoa Beach
Santa Marta, Colombia(inactive)
City of, (Brevard County)
Contact: Lore Dana Kalaghchy, City Clerk
PO Box 322430
Cocoa Beach, FL 32932-4230
(321) 868-3235; FAX (321) 783-5849
Mayor: Janice G. Scott
Coconut Creek
City of, (Broward County)
Contact: John P. Kelly, City Manager
4800 W. Copans Road
Coconut Creek, FL 33063
(954) 973-6720; FAX (954) 973-6777
Mayor: Marilyn Gerber
Coral Gables
Antigua, Guatemala; Cartagena, Colombia; El Puerto de Santa María, Spain; Quito, Ecuador; AIX-EN Provence, France
City of, (Dade County)
Contact: Lourdes Cuzan
405 Biltmore Way, P.O. Box 141549
Coral Gables, FL 33114-1549
(305) 460-5220; FAX (305) 460-5247
E-mail: lcuzan@citybeautiful.net
Mayor: Raul J. Valdes-Fauli
Coral Springs
City of, (Broward County)
Contact: Joice Campos
9551 W. Sample Road
Coral Springs, FL 33065
(954) 344-1005; FAX (954) 344-1137
E-mail: jc@ci.coral-springs.fl.us
Mayor: John Sommerer
Crestview
Noirmoutier, France
City of, (Okaloosa County)
Contact: Jane Givens
198 North Wilson Street
PO Box 1209
Crestview, FL 32536
(850) 682-1560; FAX (850) 689-4575
E-mail: ms_jane699@yahoo.com
Mayor: George H. Whitehurst

Dade County
Asti Province, Italy; Asunción, Paraguay; Cabildo de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain; Cayman Islands; Commonwealth of the Bahamas; Departmento de Santa Cruz, Bolivia; Iquique, Chile; Kingston, Jamaica; Lamentin, Guadeloupe; Maldonado, Uruguay; Petit Goave, Haiti; Pucallpa, Peru; San José, Costa Rica; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; São Paulo, Brazil; State of Monagas, Venezuela; Stockholm County, Sweden; Taipei County, Taiwan, China; Veracruz, Mexico

Metropolitan County of,(Dade County)
Contact: J.A. Ojeda, Jr., Director Metro-Dade Sister Cities Program
111 N. W. First St., 29th Floor;
Miami, FL 33128
(305) 375-1254; FAX (305) 372-6111
Mayor: Alex Penelas

Daytona Beach
Bayonne, France; Campeche, Mexico
City of, (Volusia County)
Contact: Gwen Azama-Edwards, City Clerk
301 S. Ridgewood Avenue
Daytona Beach, FL 32116
(904) 258-3168; FAX (904) 258-3152
E-mail: azama-edwardsgwen@ci.daytona-beach.fl.us
Mayor: Baron H. "Bud" Asher
Deerfield Beach
Akko, Israel
City of, (Broward County)
Contact: Felicia Bravo
150 N. E. 2nd Ave.
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
(954) 480-4200; FAX (954) 480-4323
E-mail: fbravo@deerfieldbch.com
Mayor: Albert R. Capellini
DeLand
Belen, Costa Rica
City of, (Volusa County)
Contact: Mike Pleus
PO Box 449
Deland, FL 32721
(904) 736-3900; FAX (904) 740-6869
E-mail: pleusm@deland.org
Mayor: David C. Rigsby
Delray Beach
Miyazu, Japan; Moshi, Tanzania
City of, (Palm Beach County)
Contact: Charlotte G. Durante
4165 NW 10th Street
Delray Beach, FL 33445
(561) 272-7059; FAX (561) 495-8785
Mayor: David Schmidt
Destin
St. Gilles Croix De Vie, France
City of, (Okaloosa County)
Contact: Russ Senddon, Emerald Coast Sister Cities,
Liaison for Destin
4200 Two Trees Road
Destin, FL 32541
(850) 837-4242; FAX (850) 837-3267
Mayor: Kenneth B. Beaird
Contact informaiton for Mr. Senddon
(850) 882-4189; FAX (850) 882-3990
PO Box 715
Ft. Walton Beach. FL 32548
Dunedin
Stirling,Scotland,UK; Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada
City of, (Pinellas County)
542 Main St.
P.O. Box 1348
Dunedin, FL 34697-1348
(727) 733-4151; FAX (727) 738-1871
E-mail: mayoranderson@hotmail.com
Mayor: Thomas Anderson
 
Eatonville
Mankon Bamenda, Cameroon
Town of, (Orange County)
Contact: Laura Chattam
307 E. Kennedy Blvd.
P.O. Box 2163
Eatonville, FL 32751
(407) 623-1313; FAX (407) 623-1319
Mayor: Anthony Grant

Fort Lauderdale
Gold Coast, Australia; La Romana, Dominican Republic; Medellín, Colombia; Mugla, Turkey; Rimini, Italy; São Sebastiao, Brazil; Margarita Island, Venezuela
City of, (Broward County)
Contact: Mayor Jim Naugle
100 N. Andrews Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 761-5003; FAX (954) 761-5667
E-Mail: mayorjames@aol.com
Mayor: Jim Naugle
Fort Meyers Beach
City of, (Lee County)
Contact: Janeen Paulauskis
PO Box 3077
Fort Meyers Beach, FL 33932
(941) 565-0202; FAX (941) 765-0909
E-mail: janeen@fmbeach.org
Mayor: Daniel L. Hughes
Fort Walton Beach
City of, (Okaloosa County)
107 Miracle Strip Parkway
PO Box 4009
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32549
(850) 833-9509; FAX (850) 833-9640
Mayor: Glenda Glover
Gainesville
Matagalpa,Nicaragua; Jacmel, Haiti; Manizales, Colombia; Novorossiisk, Russia; Tegucigalpa, Honduras
City of, (Alachua County)
Contact: Steve Kalishman
5201 S.W. 91st Drive, Suite B
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 376-8600; FAX (352) 375-0817
E-mail: sjk642@quixnet.net
Mayor: Paula Delaney
Golden Beach
Town of, (Dade County)
Contact: Marina Pavlov
7480 Fairway Drive #206
Miami Lakes, FL 33014
(305) 557-4650; FAX (305) 821-5228
Mayor: Michael Addicott
Hialeah
Bucarmanga, Colombia; Cartago, Costa Rica; Lujan de Cuyo, Argentina
City of, (Dade County)
Contact: Dan Deloach, City Clerk
501 Palm Avenue
Hialeah, FL 33011
(305) 883-5816; FAX (305) 883-5814
E-mail: ddeloach@ci.hialeah.fl.us
Mayor: Raul L. Martinez
Hollywood
Guatemala City, Guatemala; Romorantin, France; Herzliyya, Israel; Ciudad de la Costa, Uruguay; Vlore (Albanian Spelling), Vlora (US Spelling),Albania
City of, (Broward County)
Contact: Peter Hernandez
330 N. Federal Highway
Hollywood, FL 33020
(954) 962-9798; FAX (954) 923-8737
Mayor: Mara S. Giulianti
Inverness
Inverness, Scotland,UK
City of, (Citrus County)
Contact: Mayor Joyce Rogers
108 N. Seminole Avenue
Inverness, FL 34450
(352) 726-2611; FAX (352) 726-0607
Mayor: Joyce Rogers

Jacksonville
Bahía Blanca, Argentina; Masan, Korea; Murmansk, Russia; Nantes, France; Yingkou, China;Port Elizabeth, South Africa

City of, (Duval County)
Contact: Joan Brogan
City Hall Annex-4th Floor
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 858-7618; FAX (904) 858-7619
E-Mail: Joan.Brogan@columbia.net
Mayor: John Delaney
Lakeland
Imabari, Japan; Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, Belti, Moldova
City of, (Polk County)
Contact: Carol Hoffman, Exec. Director
3643 Ashling Drive
Lakeland, FL 33803-5206
(863) 647-1548; FAX (863) 647-1548
E-mail: roselady1@juno.com
Mayor: Ralph L. "Buddy" Fletcher
Lake Worth
Leppeenranta, Finland
City of, (Palm Beach County)
Contact: Mayor THomas M. Ramiccio
7 North Dixie Hwy.
Lake Worth, FL 33460
(561) 586-1730; FAX (561) 586-1798
E-mail: lwmanager@juno.com
Mayor: Thomas M. Ramiccio
 
Lantana
Lapua, Finland
Town of, (Palm Beach County)
Contact: Carrie Ann Myers
500 Greynolds Circle
Lantana, FL 33462
(561) 540-5016; FAX (561) 540-5009
E-mail: ca_myers@hotmail.com
Mayor: David J. Stewart
Largo
Tosayamada, Japan
City of, (Pinellas County)
Contact: Shirley Frick
P.O. Box 296
Largo, FL 33779-0296
(727) 587-6702; FAX (727) 587-6797
E-mail: sfrick@largo.com
Mayor: Robert E. Jackson
 
Madeira Beach
Machico, Madeira Islan, Portugal
City of, (Pinellas County)
Contact: Mike Bonfield, City Manager
300 Municipal Dr.
Madeira Beach, FL 33708
(727) 391-9951; FAX (727) 399-1131
E-mail: mbonfield@ci.madeira-beach.fl.us
Mayor: Tom DeCesare
Margate
City of, (Broward County)
Contact: Debra Thomas, City Clerk
5790 Margate Blvd.
Margate, FL 33063
(954) 972-6454; FAX (954) 935-5211
E-mail: cityclerk@margate.fl.com
Mayor: Arlene R. Schwartz
Miami
Agadir, Morocco; Amman, Jordan; Bogota, Colombia; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Cochabamba, Bolivia; Kagoshima, Japan; Kaohsiung County, China; Managua, Nicaragua; Montes de Oca, Costa Rica; Murcia, Spain; Nice, France; Palermo, Italy; Ramat- Hasharon, Israel; Santiago, Chile; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Varna, Bulgaria

City of, (Dade County)
Contact: Anthony M. Georges-Pierre, Esq.,
Executive Director of Sister Cities Program
3500 Pan American Drive
Miami, FL 33133-0708
(305) 250-5309; FAX (305) 250-5441/42
E-Mail: ageorges-pierre@ci.miami.fl.us
Mayor: Manuel A. Diaz
Miami Beach
Cozumel, Mexico; Fujisawa, Japan; Ica, Peru; Ramat Gan, Israel; Santa Marta, Colombia; Altmonte, Spain
City of, (Dade County)
Contact: Matthew Schwartz
Care of Miami Beach
1700 Convention Center Dr.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 673-7010; FAX (305) 673-7782
Mayor: Neisen Kasdin
Additional Contact:
Mr. Bruce M. Singer, Chairman, Miami Beach Sister City Coordinating Council
(305) 672-1270
 
Miramar
Santa Ana, El Salvador
City of, (Broward County)
Contact: William J Estabrook, City Manager
6700 Miramar Parkway
Miramar, FL 33023
(954) 967-1555; FAX (954) 967-1558
E-mail: wjestabrook@miramar-fl.org
Mayor: Lori C Mosley
 
Mount Dora
Forres, Scotland, UK
City of, (Lake County)
Contact: John McCowan
PO Box 1651
Mount Dora, FL 32756-1651
(352) 735-7100; FAX (352) 383-4801
E-mail: brinsonb@ci.mount-dora.fl.us
Mayor: Paulette Alexander
Naples
City of, (Collier County)
Contact: Mayor Bonnie R MacKenzie
735 8th Street South
Naples, FL 34102
(941) 434-4601; FAX (941) 434-4855
Mayor: Bonnie R MacKenzie
Newberry
City of, (Alachua County)
Contact: Gayle Ponds, City Clerk
25440 West Newberry Road
PO Box 369
Newberry, FL 32669
(352) 472-2161; FAX (352) 472-7026
Mayor: Grady Hartzog
 
New Port Richey
Cavaliere sur Mer, France
City of, (Pasco County)
Contact: Linda Kann
5919 Main Street
New Port Richey, FL 34652
(813) 841-4500 EXT.257; FAX (813) 841-4575
Mayor: Wendy Bremmer
Niceville
Des Sables d'lonne, France
City of, (Okaloosa County)
Contact: Mayor Randall Wise
208 North Partin Drive
Niceville, FL 32578
(850) 729-4008; FAX (850) 729-4013
E-mail: mayorboggy@aol.com
Mayor: Randall Wise
Ocala
Sincelejo, Colombia
City of, (Marion County)
Contact: Susan M Miller, City Manager
PO Box 1270
Ocala, FL 34478-1270
(352) 629-8401; FAX (352) 629-8391
E-mail: mbond@ocalafl.org
Mayor: E.L. Foster
Orlando
Curitiba, Brazil; Guilin, China; Monterrey, Mexico; Orenburg Region, Russia; Seine Et Marne, France; Tainan, Taiwan, China; Urayasu, Japan; Reykavick, Iceland
City of, (Orange County)
Contact: Irma Stenman
301 E. Pine St., Suite 900
Orlando, FL 32801
(407) 422-7159; FAX (407) 425-6428
E-mail: irma.stenman@orlandoedc.com
Mayor: Glenda E. Hood
Palatka
Palatka, Russia
City of, (Putnam County)
Contact: Allen R. Bush, City Manager
201 N. Second St.
Palatka, FL 32177
(904) 329-0100; FAX (904) 329-0106
E-mail: arbush@mail.bgso.net
Mayor: Tim Smith
Palmetto
City of, (Manatee County)
516 8th Avenue West
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 723-4570; FAX (941) 723-4576
Mayor: Pat Whitesel
Pensacola
Chimbote, Peru; Escazu, Costa Rica; Gorlovka, Ukraine; Kaohsiung County, China; Miraflores, Peru; Hagiwara, Japan; Koahsiung Municipality, Taiwan, China
City of, (Escambia County)
Contact: Elaine Mager
City Manager: Tom Bonfield
PO Box 12910
Pensacola, FL 32521
(850) 435-1603; FAX (850) 435-1611
Mayor: John R. Fogg
Additional Contacts:
Rich Triese, President of Pensacola Sister Cities
Tamara Mitchell, Secretary of Pensacola Sister Cities
 
 
Plant City
Portage la Prairie, Canada
City of, (Hillsborough County)
Contact: Philip W Waldron, City Manager
302 West Reynolds Street
Plant City, FL 33566
(813) 656-4200; FAX (813) 656-4232
E-mail: pwald@msn.com
Mayor: Randy Larson
Sarasota
Dunfermline, Scotland, UK; Hamilton, Canada; Perpignan, France; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Tel Mond, Israel; Vladimir, Russia
City of, (Sarasota County)
Contact: Linda Rosenbluth
Sarasota Sister Cities Association
PO Box 1058
Sarasota, FL 34230
(941) 366-4224; FAX (941) 365-7222
Website: http://www.sarasotasistercities.org

Mayor:
Carolyn J. Mason
 
St. Augustine
Aviles, Spain; Cartagena de Indias, Colombia; Menorca, Balearic Islands, Spain; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
City of, (St. Johns County)
Contact: Martha Porter
City of St. Augustine
PO Box 210
St. Augustine, FL 32085-0210
(904) 825-1007; FAX (904) 825-1096
E-mail: mporter@ci.st-augustine.fl.us
Mayor: Len Weeks
St. Petersburg
Takamatsu, Japan
City of, (Pinellas County)
Contact: Virginia Rowell
International Relations Committee
175 Fifth St. N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33731
(727) 893-7627; FAX (727) 893-7719
E-mail: vwrowell@stpete.org
Mayor: David J. Fischer
St. Pete Beach
Sandown, Isle of Wight, England, UK
City of, (Pinellas County)
Contact: Roberta Whipple
365 73rd Avenue
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
(727) 552-1762; FAX (727) 552-1760
E-mail: libadmin@stpetebeach.org
Mayor: Ward Friszolowski
South Bay
City of, (Palm Beach County)
Contact: Michael Jackson, City Manager
335 SW 2nd Avenue
South Bay, FL 33493
(561) 996-6751; FAX (561) 996-7950
E-mail: southbaycm@aol.com
Mayor: Clarence E Anthony

Sunrise
Yavne, Israel
City of, (Broward County)
Contact: Robert Hessler (ext. 3434)
10770 W. Oakland Pk. Blvd.
Sunrise, FL 33351
(954) 746-3430; FAX (954) 746-3439
E-mail: rbhessler@aol.com
Mayor: Steve Effman
Tallahassee
Konongo-Odumasi, Ghana; St.Maarten (Dutch side of island), Netherlands Antilles; Sligo, Ireland
City of, (Leon County)
Contact: Fedora Creque
300 S. Adams St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 891-8184; FAX (850) 891-2051
E-mail: iac@talgov.com
Mayor: Scott Maddox
Tampa
Agrigento, Italy; Barranquilla, Colombia; Córdoba, Argentina; Granada, Nicaragua; Izmir, Turkey; Le Harvre, France; Oviedo, Spain; Camarines Sur, Phillipines
City of, (Hillsborough County)
Contact: Manny Alvarez
Tampa Sister Cities Inc.
PO Box 17704
Tampa, FL 33682-7704
(813) 961-3300; FAX (813) 935-6940
Mayor Dick A. Greco
Tarpon Springs
City of, (Pinnellas County)
Contact: Kathy Monahan
324 East Pine Street
PO Box 5004
Tarpon Springs, FL 34688
(727) 938-3711; FAX (727) 937-8199
E-mail: kmonahan@ci.tarpon-springs.fl.us
Mayor: Frank DiDonato

Titusville
Yueyang, China; Ceadir-Lunga, Moldova; Soest, Netherlands
City of, (Brevard County)
Contact: Cheryl Lawson-Young
555 S. Washington Ave.
Titusville, FL 32796-3584
PO Box 2806
Titusville, FL 32781-2806
(321) 383-5802; FAX (321) 383-5704
Mayor: Larry D. Bartley

Volusia County
Campeche, Mexico; Bayonne, France
County of, (Volusia County)
Contact: Astrid Augat
Sister Cities Association of Volucia County Inc.
495 Card Avenue
Holly Hill, FL 32117
(904) 252-1843(Phone and Fax)
County Chair: Pat Patterson
 
West Palm Beach
Tzahar Region, Israel
City of, (Palm Beach County)
Contact: Dorritt Miller, Assistant City Administrator
200 Second Street
PO Box 3366
West Palm Beach, FL 33402
(561) 659-8024; FAX (561) 659-8066
Mayor: Joel T. Daves

 


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