Parrish, Florida, is a small community in Manatee County, about 15 miles northeast of Bradenton. It is mainly a residential area, with shops and restaurants and is within a short drive of many things to do, ranging from championship public golf courses to nearby state parks.
A post office named Parish was established in 1879, and the name was changed to Parrish in 1950. The community was named and established by Crawford Parrish, who was from Georgia. Parrish is home to the Florida Railroad Museum which operates weekend passenger rides round trip from Parrish north about 6 miles to Willow.