Another Wawa convenience store is headed for Manatee County.
According to Manatee County permit records, Twelfth West Coast AP 8 Limited Partnership applied to build a Wawa at 2501 Cortez Road W. on Feb. 8. It’s not clear if the location will include a gas station.
Wawa has five locations in the Bradenton-Sarasota area, including one that opened in August 2015 as the 71st store in Florida and the 700th store for the chain.
Wawa Inc., a privately held company, began in 1803 as an iron foundry in New Jersey. Since, the chain has grown to have convenience store and gas station locations in six states.
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Wawa locations in the Bradenton-Sarasota area
- 701 1st St. E., Bradenton
- 5306 14th St., Bradenton
- 4455 State Road 64 E., Bradenton
- 4506 53rd Ave., Bradenton
- 3703 N. Washington Blvd., Sarasota