Lake County, Florida

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Lake County, Florida
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Old Lake County Courthouse
Flag of Lake County, Florida
Seal of Lake County, Florida
Logo of Lake County, Florida
Location within Florida
Location within Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
FoundedMay 27, 1887
Largest cityClermont
 • Total1,157 sq mi (2,997 km2)
 • Land938 sq mi (2,429 km2)
 • Water219 sq mi (567 km2), 18.9%
Population (est.)
 • (2015)325,875
 • Density317/sq mi (122/km2)
Congressional districts6th, 11th, 15th
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4

Lake County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida, and was formed on May 27, 1887. As of 2000, 210,528 people lived there. Lake County's seat is Tavares.

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