Martin County, Florida

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Martin County, Florida
Stuart FL new crths01.jpg
Martin County Courthouse
Seal of Martin County, Florida
Location within Florida
Location within Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
FoundedMay 30, 1925
Named forJohn W. Martin
Largest communityPalm City
 • Total753 sq mi (1,950 km2)
 • Land543 sq mi (1,406 km2)
 • Water209 sq mi (541 km2), 27.8%
Population (est.)
 • (2015)156,283
 • Density269/sq mi (104/km2)
Congressional district18th
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4

Martin County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida, and was formed on June 13, 1915. As of 2000, 170,498 people lived there. Martin County's seat is Stuart. The county is named after John W. Martin. The state park Jonathan Dickinson State Park is in this county.

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