Seminole is a city in Pinellas County, Florida, United States. The population was 17,233 at the 2010 census,up from 10,890 in 2000. St. Petersburg College has a campus in the city.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.6 square miles (14.6 km2), of which 5.1 square miles (13.2 km2) is land and 0.54 square miles (1.4 km2) (9.58%) is water.
The first white settlement at Seminole was made in the 1840s. The community was named after the Seminole Indians who once inhabited the area.Seminole was incorporated in 1970.Seminole contains a water tower painted in 2000 by artist Tom Stovall. In late 2005, council members expressed dissatisfaction with the design, but residents spoke out in its favor, feeling it made Seminole unique and provided a good landmark for giving directions.