Calhoun County, Florida

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Calhoun County, Florida
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Calhoun County Courthouse in Blountstown
Location within Florida
Location within Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
FoundedJanuary 26, 1838
Named forJohn C. Calhoun
SeatBlountstown
Largest cityBlountstown
Area
 • Total574 sq mi (1,487 km2)
 • Land567 sq mi (1,469 km2)
 • Water7.0 sq mi (18 km2), 1.22 %
Population (est.)
 • (2015)14,462
 • Density26/sq mi (10/km2)
Congressional district2nd
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websitewww.calhouncountyfl.org

Calhoun County is a county in Florida. It is named after John C. Calhoun. He lived in South Carolina and was a member of the United States Senate. He later became the President of the United States.