Highlands County, Florida

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Highlands County, Florida
Seal of Highlands County, Florida
Map
Map of Florida highlighting Highlands County
Location in the state of Florida
Map of the USA highlighting Florida
Florida's location in the U.S.
Statistics
Founded April 23, 1921
Seat Sebring
Largest Sebring
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,106.28 sq mi (2,865 km²)
1,028.27 sq mi (2,663 km²)
78.01 sq mi (202 km²), 7.05%
Population
 - (2010)
 - Density

98,786
96.1/sq mi (37.09/km²)
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website: www.hcbcc.net
Named for: county's terrain

Highlands County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida. Highlands County was created in 1921, when it was separated from DeSoto County. The county seat is Sebring. Lake Wales Ridge National Wildlife Refuge is in the county.