Lake County, Florida

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Lake County
Old Lake County Courthouse
Old Lake County Courthouse
Flag of Lake County
Official seal of Lake County
Official logo of Lake County
Map of Florida highlighting Lake County
Location within the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 28°46′N 81°43′W / 28.77°N 81.72°W / 28.77; -81.72
Country United States
State Florida
FoundedMay 27, 1887
Largest cityClermont
 • Total1,157 sq mi (3,000 km2)
 • Land938 sq mi (2,430 km2)
 • Water219 sq mi (570 km2)  18.9%
 • Total383,956
 • Density409/sq mi (158/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)

Lake County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida, and was formed on May 27, 1887. As of 2020, 383,956 people lived there.[1] Lake County's seat is Tavares.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Lake County, Florida". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 10, 2023.

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