Martin County, Florida

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Martin County, Florida
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Martin County Courthouse
Seal of Martin County, Florida
Map of Florida highlighting Martin County
Location in the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location in the U.S.
Founded May 30, 1925
Named for John W. Martin
Seat Stuart
Largest community Palm City
 • Total 753 sq mi (1,950 km2)
 • Land 543 sq mi (1,406 km2)
 • Water 209 sq mi (541 km2), 27.8%
Population (est.)
 • (2015) 156,283
 • Density 269/sq mi (104/km2)
Congressional district 18th
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.

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