Social Media Hub

Manatee County Government is making it easier to find news, programs and service information on social media by consolidating several of our social media accounts. Content for Utilities Trash, Recycling and Water Conservation; Sports & Leisure; and Natural Resourcesas well as highlights from all other departments/divisionscan now be found on our main Manatee County Government social accounts: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @ManateeGov, providing a more central location for sharing information. Some of our departments/divisions (listed below) have individual accounts, where they provide daily posts.

Department/Division Social Media
Manatee County Government

Follow for updates From Sports & Leisure, Natural Resources & Utilities Water Conservation, Trash & Recycling and highlights from all other departments/divisions
Visit our Facebook Page  Follow Us on Twitter  Follow Us on Instagram  Subscribe to our YouTube Channel  Check out our Photostream on Flickr  Follow Us on NextDoor  Follow Us on Linkedin
Animal Services Visit our Facebook Page  Follow Us on Instagram
Bradenton Area Convention Center Visit our Facebook Page
Community & Veterans Services (includes free and reduced-fee services/resources/programs/events from local non-profit agencies/partners and community events) Visit our Facebook Page  Follow Us on Twitter  Follow Us on Instagram
Public Library System Visit our Facebook Page  Follow Us on Twitter  Subscribe to our YouTube Channel  Follow Us on Instagram
Public Safety Visit our Facebook Page  Follow Us on Twitter
Public Works Follow Us on Twitter
Public Works - Traffic Management Follow Us on Twitter
Visit Bradenton Gulf Islands Visit our Facebook Page  Follow Us on Twitter  Follow Us on Instagram

Social Media Policy

The purpose of these social media accounts is to share photos, video and information of public interest in Manatee County with our residents, businesses and visitors.

These accounts are monitored periodically and not intended to accept service requests of the County. If you have a service request or statement to make to the County, please do so by submitting a request online or calling 3-1-1 (or 941-748-4501 if calling from outside Manatee County).

The County’s intent is not to create a public forum, but to maintain a moderated online discussion directly relating to topics posted by the County that is appropriate for all citizens to read.

Please note if you post a comment, Manatee County reserves the right to delete submissions that contain vulgar language, personal attacks of any kind, or comments that are offensive to a person with reasonable sensitivity or target or disparage age, race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sexual preference, handicapped or disabled, genetic information, or status as a veteran or disabled veteran of the U.S. armed forces.

Further, Manatee County also reserves the right to delete comments that:

  • are spam or include links to other sites
  • are clearly off topic
  • advocate illegal activity
  • promote or oppose particular services, products, or political organizations and candidates
  • infringe on copyrights or trademarks
  • would be offensive to community standards of decency

The comments expressed on these sites, other than those posted by Manatee County, do not reflect the opinions and position of the Manatee County Government or its officers and employees.