Bradenton is a city of Manatee County. Bradenton has a total area of over 14 sq. miles. It is a part of Bradenton- Sarasota-Venice, FMSA. Tropicana Prod. is one of the largest employers of the area. Other top organisations include the Champs Sports, Bealls etc. Other sources of employment are education, transport and the government sectors. The media industry is also quite well developed in the area. Sports is an important part in the life of the locals. Some famous faces of the town include B. Tebbetts, Freddy Adu, Dicky Bets etc. Some interesting points to visit are the Art Center Manatee, Cortez Fishing Village and Mayakka River State Park. These help in the growth of the local tourism industry.