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Anna Maria

Manatee County

Year Founded: 1923

History

Not only is the origin of the name of Anna Maria in doubt, but also even its pronunciation is a matter for dispute. “Anna Mar-eye-a” has been the favorite of many oldtimers, but islanders nowadays are said to prefer “Anna Mar-ee-a.”

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