Map of Florida's Counties

This interactive map shows the Locations and Names of Counties in Florida. It also shows major cities and lakes for context. For more detail, zoom in. For more information, scroll down.

Florida's Most Prominent Counties

Florida, also known as the "Sunshine State," is located in the southeastern region of the United States.

It is the third most populous state in the country and is known for its diverse landscapes, beautiful beaches, and vibrant cities.

Florida is divided into 67 counties, each with its own unique characteristics and attractions.

As you can see on the map, the counties do not end at Florida's shores. Florida state waters are from shore to 3 nautical miles on the Atlantic Ocean and from shore to 9 nautical miles on the Gulf of Mexico.

The Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and federal waters extend from state waters to about 200 nautical miles.

This are some of the most prominent counties in Florida:

Miami-Dade County

Located in the southeastern part of the state, Miami-Dade County is the most populous county in Florida.

It is home to the vibrant city of Miami, known for its cultural diversity, thriving nightlife, and stunning beaches like South Beach.

Miami-Dade is also a major center for international trade and finance, and it hosts various art festivals and events throughout the year.

Broward County

Just north of Miami-Dade, Broward County is the second most populous county in Florida.

It is home to Fort Lauderdale, a popular tourist destination famous for its beautiful beaches, upscale shopping, and vibrant entertainment options.

Broward County also boasts the Everglades, a unique ecosystem that is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Palm Beach County

Situated north of Broward County, Palm Beach County is known for its luxurious lifestyle and upscale communities.

It is home to Palm Beach, an exclusive barrier island famous for its opulent estates and upscale resorts.

The county offers a wide range of recreational activities, including golfing, boating, and fishing.

Orange County

Located in central Florida, Orange County is home to the city of Orlando, known as the "Theme Park Capital of the World."

It is home to Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, and SeaWorld Orlando, attracting millions of visitors each year.

Orange County also offers a thriving arts scene, shopping districts, and a lively downtown area.

Hillsborough County

Situated on the western coast of Florida, Hillsborough County is centered around the city of Tampa.

The county offers a unique blend of urban amenities and natural beauty. Tampa is known for its professional sports teams, including the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Tampa Bay Lightning.

It also hosts the annual Gasparilla Pirate Festival, drawing visitors from near and far.

Duval County

Located in northeast Florida, Duval County is home to the city of Jacksonville, the largest city by area in the contiguous United States.

Jacksonville offers a mix of urban attractions and natural beauty, with miles of beaches and the St. Johns River.

The county is also known for its vibrant arts and music scene.

Pinellas County

Situated on the Gulf Coast of Florida, Pinellas County is known for its stunning white sand beaches, including Clearwater Beach and St. Pete Beach.

It is home to the city of St. Petersburg, which offers a vibrant arts and cultural scene, including the Salvador Dali Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts.

These are just a few examples of the diverse counties in Florida. Each county has its own unique charm, attractions, and cultural offerings, making Florida a state with something to offer for everyone, whether you're seeking vibrant cities, pristine beaches, or natural wonders.

Counties of Florida and County Seat Cities

This list includes Florida counties, county seats, county population, county area, and year formed.

The most populated county in Florida is Miami-Dade County with over 2.7 million residents, follwed by Palm Beach County with 1.5 million residents.

CountyCounty SeatPopulationAreaFormed
Alachua CountyGainesville278,475874 sq mi1824
Baker CountyMacclenny28,263585 sq mi1861
Bay CountyPanama City175,204764 sq mi1913
Bradford CountyStarke28,306293 sq mi1858
Brevard CountyTitusville606,6031,018 sq mi1844
Broward CountyFort Lauderdale1,944,3761,209 sq mi1915
Calhoun CountyBlountstown13,644567 sq mi1838
Charlotte CountyPunta Gorda186,850694 sq mi1921
Citrus CountyInverness153,855584 sq mi1887
Clay CountyGreen Cove Springs218,250601 sq mi1858
Collier CountyEast Naples375,7602,026 sq mi1923
Columbia CountyLake City69,701797 sq mi1832
DeSoto CountyArcadia33,975637 sq mi1887
Dixie CountyCross City16,758704 sq mi1921
Duval CountyJacksonville995,560774 sq mi1822
Escambia CountyPensacola321,897664 sq mi1821
Flagler CountyBunnell115,383485 sq mi1917
Franklin CountyApalachicola12,452534 sq mi1832
Gadsden CountyQuincy43,820516 sq mi1823
Gilchrist CountyTrenton17,862349 sq mi1925
Glades CountyMoore Haven12,127774 sq mi1921
Gulf CountyPort St. Joe14,200565 sq mi1925
Hamilton CountyJasper14,006515 sq mi1827
Hardee CountyWauchula25,326637 sq mi1921
Hendry CountyLaBelle39,6261,153 sq mi1923
Hernando CountyBrooksville194,515478 sq mi1843
Highlands CountySebring101,2381,028 sq mi1921
Hillsborough CountyTampa1,459,7731,051 sq mi1834
Holmes CountyBonifay19,657482 sq mi1848
Indian River CountyVero Beach159,789503 sq mi1925
Jackson CountyMarianna47,309916 sq mi1822
Jefferson CountyMonticello14,507598 sq mi1827
Lafayette CountyMayo8,225543 sq mi1856
Lake CountyTavares383,959953 sq mi1887
Lee CountyFort Myers760,820804 sq mi1887
Leon CountyTallahassee292,203667 sq mi1824
Levy CountyBronson42,9121,118 sq mi1845
Liberty CountyBristol7,976836 sq mi1855
Madison CountyMadison17,970692 sq mi1827
Manatee CountyBradenton399,705741 sq mi1855
Marion CountyOcala375,9061,579 sq mi1844
Martin CountyStuart158,435556 sq mi1925
Miami-Dade CountyMiami2,701,7621,946 sq mi1836
Monroe CountyKey West82,879997 sq mi1823
Nassau CountyFernandina Beach90,355652 sq mi1824
Okaloosa CountyCrestview211,664936 sq mi1915
Okeechobee CountyOkeechobee39,636774 sq mi1917
Orange CountyOrlando1,429,901908 sq mi1824
Osceola CountyKissimmee388,6641,322 sq mi1887
Palm Beach CountyWest Palm Beach1,492,1982,034 sq mi1909
Pasco CountyDade City561,897745 sq mi1887
Pinellas CountyClearwater959,103280 sq mi1912
Polk CountyBartow725,0411,875 sq mi1861
Putnam CountyPalatka73,327722 sq mi1849
St. Johns CountyMilton273,4271,016 sq mi1842
St. Lucie CountySarasota329,227572 sq mi1921
Santa Rosa CountySanford187,991308 sq mi1913
Sarasota CountySt. Augustine434,005609 sq mi1821
Seminole CountyFort Pierce470,855572 sq mi1905
Sumter CountyBushnell129,751546 sq mi1853
Suwannee CountyLive Oak43,472688 sq mi1858
Taylor CountyPerry21,8001,042 sq mi1856
Union CountyLake Butler16,138240 sq mi1921
Volusia CountyDeLand553,5611,106 sq mi1854
Wakulla CountyCrawfordville33,766607 sq mi1843
Walton CountyDeFuniak Springs75,3061,058 sq mi1824
Washington CountyChipley25,322580 sq mi1825


Resources for Florida Counties Map

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The population of Florida was obtained from the U.S.Census.

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