Gilchrist County, Florida

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Gilchrist County, Florida
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Location within Florida
Location within Florida
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Florida's location within the U.S.
FoundedDecember 4, 1925
Named forAlbert W. Gilchrist
Largest cityTrenton
 • Total355 sq mi (919 km2)
 • Land350 sq mi (906 km2)
 • Water5.6 sq mi (15 km2), 1.6%
Population (est.)
 • (2015)17,199
 • Density48/sq mi (19/km2)
Congressional district2nd
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4

Gilchrist County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida. It was formed on December 4, 1925. As of 2000, 112,947 people lived there. Its county seat is Trenton.