Martin County, Florida
|Martin County, Florida|
Martin County Courthouse
Location within Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
|Founded||May 30, 1925|
|Named for||John W. Martin|
|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%|
|• Density||269/sq mi (104/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.
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