Okeechobee County, Florida

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Okeechobee County, Florida
County of Okeechobee
Okeechobee County Judicial Center.jpg
The Okeechobee County Judicial Center, in Okeechobee
Seal of Okeechobee County, Florida
Map of Florida highlighting Okeechobee County
Location within the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
FoundedMay 8, 1917
Named forLake Okeechobee
Largest cityOkeechobee
 • Total892 sq mi (2,310 km2)
 • Land769 sq mi (1,992 km2)
 • Water123 sq mi (319 km2), 13.8%
Population (est.)
 • (2015)39,469
 • Density52/sq mi (20/km2)
ZIP Code(s)34972, 34973, 34974
Area code(s)863; 941
Congressional district17th
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4

Okeechobee County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida, and was formed on May 8, 1917. As of 2008, 40,334 people lived there. Okeechobee County's seat is Okeechobee.

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