Bordered by the cultural city of Sarasota to the north and vibrant city Venice to the south, Nokomis is known for its beautiful beach, many shopping opportunities, and cultivated residential areas. The unincorporated town includes Casey Key and Nokomis Beach, which is one of the oldest beaches in Sarasota County. This beach is located at the south end of exclusive Casey Key, a barrier island.
Nokomis offers small-town living and a relaxed beach town atmosphere, while also experiencing all that Florida’s Gulf Coast has to offer. The Nokomis area is about 2 square miles in size, of which 16% is water. A little over 3,000 residents live in Nokomis.
The median age of the residents is 51 (The US the average is 42). Because of its proximity to the beach and the upscale barrier island of Casey Key, Nokomis has become one of Sarasota County’s hot spot lately.
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The area around Nokomis and Osprey has preserved some of that laid back “Old Florida Charm.” Visitors can enjoy this "special Old Florida thing" in nearby restaurants, waterfront Tiki-bars, and small shops. However, if you ever feel restricted in what you want to do, neighboring cities like Venice and Sarasota have everything you can dream of (almost). If you want to combine the “relaxed beach town living” with cultural events – you are only minutes away from art exhibitions, first-class entertainment, festivals, fine dining, shopping, great schools, parks, excellent hospitals and everything else you would expect to find in a big city.
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Nokomis Area Information
Nokomis (Noko'mis) is the name of this small town in Sarasota County. It sounds interesting and unique. However, one can say that the name is widespread in the U.S. and Canada.
There is a Nokomis in Illinois and Saskatchewan. A neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota, is also called “Nokomis.” There is a Lake Nokomis in Minnesota, a Regional High School in Main, an Elementary School in Canada, a Trail in Ontario, and the Native American Cultural Learning Center in Michigan that has the same name.
So, nothing unique here. At least not the name of the neighborhood. Now, what about the community itself?
The mailing address of Nokomis includes Casey Key, a beautiful and very upscale barrier island northwesterly of Nokomis. If you are looking for a home with a breathtaking view of the Gulf of Mexico, start looking on Casey Key. However, homes on the key are pricy. Therefore, let's first see what Nokomis has to offer before we kill the piggy bank.