Martin County, Florida

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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 city Stuart
Area
 • Total 753 sq mi (1,950 km2)
 • Land 556 sq mi (1,440 km2)
 • Water 197 sq mi (510 km2), 26.19%
Population
 • (2000) 126,731
 • Density 230/sq mi (88/km2)
Time zone Eastern: UTC−5/−4
Website www.martin.fl.us

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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