Indian Shores is proud host to the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary. This non-profit organization is dedicated to the "rescue, repair, recuperation and potential release" of rehabilitated, sick and injured wild birds that are native to the Gulf coast of Pinellas county. Native birds found on the Gulf coast include cormorants, brown pelicans and white egrets. Bernie Higgins, songwriter of "Key Largo", performed benefits that helped to raise the funds that initially established the sanctuary. This Non-profit organization is operated solely through public contributions. It is open to the public every day and admission is free.
Indian Shores is approximately 2.65 miles of re-nourished sandy beaches and is home to about 1500 residents. With the addition of winter residents, the population grows to over 5000. The town host a variety of shops, restaurants, and accommodations include motels, condos, and time-shares.
Mayor: Jim Lawrence