Orange County, Florida

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Orange County, Florida
County of Orange
Orlando FL cnty crths01.jpg
The Orange County Courthouse in Orlando
Flag of Orange County, Florida
Logo of Orange County, Florida
Map of Florida highlighting Orange County
Location in the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location in the U.S.
Founded 1845
Named for Orange fruit
Seat Orlando
Largest city Orlando
 • Total 1,003 sq mi (2,598 km2)
 • Land 903 sq mi (2,339 km2)
 • Water 100 sq mi (259 km2)
Population (est.)
 • (2017) 1,348,975
 • Density 1,493.88/sq mi (576.79/km2)
Congressional districts 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Time zone Eastern: UTC−5/−4

Orange County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida. It was formed in 1824 when it was originally called Mosquito County. As of 2009, 1,086,480 people lived there. Its county seat is Orlando.