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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|Alachua County||Gainesville||278,475||874 sq mi||1824|
|Baker County||Macclenny||28,263||585 sq mi||1861|
|Bay County||Panama City||175,204||764 sq mi||1913|
|Bradford County||Starke||28,306||293 sq mi||1858|
|Brevard County||Titusville||606,603||1,018 sq mi||1844|
|Broward County||Fort Lauderdale||1,944,376||1,209 sq mi||1915|
|Calhoun County||Blountstown||13,644||567 sq mi||1838|
|Charlotte County||Punta Gorda||186,850||694 sq mi||1921|
|Citrus County||Inverness||153,855||584 sq mi||1887|
|Clay County||Green Cove Springs||218,250||601 sq mi||1858|
|Collier County||East Naples||375,760||2,026 sq mi||1923|
|Columbia County||Lake City||69,701||797 sq mi||1832|
|DeSoto County||Arcadia||33,975||637 sq mi||1887|
|Dixie County||Cross City||16,758||704 sq mi||1921|
|Duval County||Jacksonville||995,560||774 sq mi||1822|
|Escambia County||Pensacola||321,897||664 sq mi||1821|
|Flagler County||Bunnell||115,383||485 sq mi||1917|
|Franklin County||Apalachicola||12,452||534 sq mi||1832|
|Gadsden County||Quincy||43,820||516 sq mi||1823|
|Gilchrist County||Trenton||17,862||349 sq mi||1925|
|Glades County||Moore Haven||12,127||774 sq mi||1921|
|Gulf County||Port St. Joe||14,200||565 sq mi||1925|
|Hamilton County||Jasper||14,006||515 sq mi||1827|
|Hardee County||Wauchula||25,326||637 sq mi||1921|
|Hendry County||LaBelle||39,626||1,153 sq mi||1923|
|Hernando County||Brooksville||194,515||478 sq mi||1843|
|Highlands County||Sebring||101,238||1,028 sq mi||1921|
|Hillsborough County||Tampa||1,459,773||1,051 sq mi||1834|
|Holmes County||Bonifay||19,657||482 sq mi||1848|
|Indian River County||Vero Beach||159,789||503 sq mi||1925|
|Jackson County||Marianna||47,309||916 sq mi||1822|
|Jefferson County||Monticello||14,507||598 sq mi||1827|
|Lafayette County||Mayo||8,225||543 sq mi||1856|
|Lake County||Tavares||383,959||953 sq mi||1887|
|Lee County||Fort Myers||760,820||804 sq mi||1887|
|Leon County||Tallahassee||292,203||667 sq mi||1824|
|Levy County||Bronson||42,912||1,118 sq mi||1845|
|Liberty County||Bristol||7,976||836 sq mi||1855|
|Madison County||Madison||17,970||692 sq mi||1827|
|Manatee County||Bradenton||399,705||741 sq mi||1855|
|Marion County||Ocala||375,906||1,579 sq mi||1844|
|Martin County||Stuart||158,435||556 sq mi||1925|
|Miami-Dade County||Miami||2,701,762||1,946 sq mi||1836|
|Monroe County||Key West||82,879||997 sq mi||1823|
|Nassau County||Fernandina Beach||90,355||652 sq mi||1824|
|Okaloosa County||Crestview||211,664||936 sq mi||1915|
|Okeechobee County||Okeechobee||39,636||774 sq mi||1917|
|Orange County||Orlando||1,429,901||908 sq mi||1824|
|Osceola County||Kissimmee||388,664||1,322 sq mi||1887|
|Palm Beach County||West Palm Beach||1,492,198||2,034 sq mi||1909|
|Pasco County||Dade City||561,897||745 sq mi||1887|
|Pinellas County||Clearwater||959,103||280 sq mi||1912|
|Polk County||Bartow||725,041||1,875 sq mi||1861|
|Putnam County||Palatka||73,327||722 sq mi||1849|
|St. Johns County||Milton||273,427||1,016 sq mi||1842|
|St. Lucie County||Sarasota||329,227||572 sq mi||1921|
|Santa Rosa County||Sanford||187,991||308 sq mi||1913|
|Sarasota County||St. Augustine||434,005||609 sq mi||1821|
|Seminole County||Fort Pierce||470,855||572 sq mi||1905|
|Sumter County||Bushnell||129,751||546 sq mi||1853|
|Suwannee County||Live Oak||43,472||688 sq mi||1858|
|Taylor County||Perry||21,800||1,042 sq mi||1856|
|Union County||Lake Butler||16,138||240 sq mi||1921|
|Volusia County||DeLand||553,561||1,106 sq mi||1854|
|Wakulla County||Crawfordville||33,766||607 sq mi||1843|
|Walton County||DeFuniak Springs||75,306||1,058 sq mi||1824|
|Washington County||Chipley||25,322||580 sq mi||1825|
Resources for Florida Counties Map
The shapefiles for cities came from Natural Earth.
The population of Florida was obtained from the U.S.Census.
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