Largest Counties in Florida

There are a total of 67 counties or county equivalents in the U.S. state of Florida. Among them, the five biggest counties by population are Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Hillsborough, and Orange. In the following table, you will see the list of all counties in Florida, each with population, land area, density and the time of establishment.

Rank County Population County Seat Established Area (km2) Density
1 Miami-Dade County 2,662,863 Miami 1836 5,040 528.35
2 Broward County 1,780,161 Fort Lauderdale 1915 3,131 568.56
3 Palm Beach County 1,335,176 West Palm beach 1909 5,268 253.45
4 Hillsborough County 1,267,764 Tampa 1834 2,722 465.75
5 Orange County 1,169,096 Orlando 1824 2,352 497.06
6 Duval County 937,923 Jacksonville 1822 2,005 467.79
7 Pinellas County 917,387 Clearwater 1912 725 1,265.36
8 Lee County 631,319 Fort Myers 1887 2,082 303.23
9 Polk County 609,481 Bartow 1861 4,856 125.51
10 Brevard County 543,555 Titusville 1844 2,637 206.13
11 Volusia County 494,793 Deland 1854 2,865 172.7
12 Pasco County 466,446 Dade City 1887 1,930 241.68
13 Seminole County 425,060 Sanford 1913 798 532.66
14 Sarasota County 382,202 Sarasota 1921 1,481 258.07
15 Marion County 332,518 Ocala 1844 4,090 81.3
16 Collier County 328,123 East Naples 1923 5,247 62.54
17 Manatee County 327,131 Bradenton 1855 1,919 170.47
18 Lake County 301,008 Tavares 1887 2,468 121.96
19 Escambia County 299,103 Pensacola 1821 1,720 173.9
20 St. Lucie County 280,368 Fort Pierce 1905 1,481 189.31
21 Leon County 277,960 Tallahassee 1824 1,728 160.86
22 Osceola County 276,152 Kissimmee 1887 3,424 80.65
23 Alachua County 249,354 Gainesville 1824 2,264 110.14
24 St. Johns County 195,812 Saint Augustine 1821 1,577 124.17
25 Clay County 192,359 Green Cove springs 1858 1,557 123.54
26 Okaloosa County 183,471 Crestview 1915 2,424 75.69
27 Hernando County 173,083 Brooksville 1843 1,238 139.81
28 Bay County 169,845 Panama City 1913 1,979 85.82
29 Charlotte County 160,500 Punta Gorda 1921 1,797 89.32
30 Santa Rosa County 154,093 Milton 1842 2,631 58.57
31 Martin County 147,484 Stuart 1925 1,440 102.42
32 Citrus County 140,020 Inverness 1887 1,513 92.54
33 Indian River County 138,883 Vero Beach 1925 1,303 106.59
34 Highlands County 98,619 Sebring 1921 2,663 37.03
35 Sumter County 97,745 Bushnell 1853 1,414 69.13
36 Flagler County 97,365 Bunnell 1917 1,256 77.52
37 Nassau County 74,184 Fernandina Beach 1824 1,689 43.92
38 Putnam County 74,030 Palatka 1849 1,870 39.59
39 Monroe County 73,862 Key West 1823 2,582 28.61
40 Columbia County 67,474 Lake City 1832 2,064 32.69
41 Walton County 55,782 Defuniak Springs 1824 2,740 20.36
42 Jackson County 49,281 Marianna 1822 2,372 20.78
43 Gadsden County 46,140 Quincy 1823 1,336 34.54
44 Suwannee County 41,961 Live Oak 1858 1,782 23.55
45 Levy County 40,145 Bronson 1845 2,896 13.86
46 Okeechobee County 40,129 Okeechobee 1917 2,005 20.01
47 Hendry County 39,078 LaBelle 1923 2,986 13.09
48 DeSoto County 34,883 Arcadia 1887 1,650 21.14
49 Wakulla County 30,967 Crawfordville 1843 1,572 19.7
50 Bradford County 28,244 Starke 1858 759 37.21
51 Hardee County 27,876 Wauchula 1921 1,650 16.89
52 Baker County 27,143 Macclenny 1861 1,515 17.92
53 Washington County 24,924 Chipley 1825 1,502 16.59
54 Taylor County 22,680 Perry 1856 2,699 8.4
55 Holmes County 19,862 Bonifay 1848 1,248 15.92
56 Madison County 19,104 Madison 1827 1,792 10.66
57 Gilchrist County 16,993 Trenton 1925 904 18.8
58 Dixie County 16,475 Cross City 1921 1,823 9.04
59 Gulf County 15,833 Port St. Joe 1925 1,463 10.82
60 Union County 15,377 Lake Butler 1921 622 24.72
61 Calhoun County 14,739 Blountstown 1838 1,469 10.03
62 Hamilton County 14,660 Jasper 1827 1,334 10.99
63 Jefferson County 14,647 Monticello 1827 1,549 9.46
64 Glades County 12,624 Moore Haven 1921 2,005 6.3
65 Franklin County 11,585 Apalachicola 1832 1,383 8.38
66 Lafayette County 8,931 Mayo 1856 1,406 6.35
67 Liberty County 8,303 Bristol 1855 2,165 3.84

Largest Counties in Florida

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