Whitfield Estates at a glance
Number of homes: About 3,000
Year opened: In the early 1920s
Location: Both sides of Tamiami Trail in southern Manatee, near Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport
Landmark: Whitfield is home to Sara Bay Country Club, originally known as Whitfield Estates Country Club when it opened in 1926.
Notable: Oldest planned community in Manatee and Sarasota counties.