Okeechobee County, Florida

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Okeechobee County, Florida
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 774 sq mi (2,005 km2)
 • Water 118 sq mi (306 km2), 13.19%
Population (est.)
 • (2008) 40,334
 • Density 50/sq mi (18/km2)
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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