Duval County, Florida

Coordinates: 30°20′N 81°39′W / 30.33°N 81.65°W / 30.33; -81.65
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Duval County
City of Jacksonville and Duval County
Duval County Courthouse
Duval County Courthouse
Map of Florida highlighting Duval County
Location within the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 30°20′N 81°39′W / 30.33°N 81.65°W / 30.33; -81.65
Country United States
State Florida
FoundedAugust 12, 1822[1]
Named forWilliam Pope Duval
Largest cityJacksonville
 • Total918 sq mi (2,380 km2)
 • Land762 sq mi (1,970 km2)
 • Water156 sq mi (400 km2)  17.0%
 • Total995,567
 • Density1,231/sq mi (475/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)

Duval County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida. It was formed on August 12, 1822. As of 2020, 995,567 people lived there.[2] Duval County's seat is Jacksonville.

References[change | change source]

  1. Publications of the Florida Historical Society. Florida Historical Society. 1908. p. 31.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "QuickFacts: Duval County, Florida". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 10, 2023.

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