Okeechobee County, Florida

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Okeechobee County, Florida
County
County of Okeechobee
Okeechobee County Judicial Center.jpg
The Okeechobee County Judicial Center, in Okeechobee
Seal of Okeechobee County, Florida
Seal
Map of Florida highlighting Okeechobee 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 8, 1917
Named for Lake Okeechobee
Seat Okeechobee
Largest city Okeechobee
Area
 • Total 892 sq mi (2,310 km2)
 • Land 769 sq mi (1,992 km2)
 • Water 123 sq mi (319 km2), 13.8%
Population (est.)
 • (2015) 39,469
 • Density 52/sq mi (20/km2)
ZIP Code(s) 34972, 34973, 34974
Area code(s) 863; 941
Congressional district 17th
Time zone Eastern: UTC−5/−4
Website www.co.okeechobee.fl.us

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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