Martin County, Florida
|Martin County, Florida|
Location in the U.S. state of Florida
Florida's location in the U.S.
|Founded||May 30, 1925|
|Named for||John W. Martin|
|• Total||753 sq mi (1,950 km2)|
|• Land||556 sq mi (1,440 km2)|
|• Water||197 sq mi (510 km2), 26.19%|
|• Density||230/sq mi (88/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern: 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.