Orange County, Florida

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Orange County
County of Orange
The Orange County Courthouse in Orlando
The Orange County Courthouse in Orlando
Flag of Orange County
Flag
Official logo of Orange County
Logo
Map of Florida highlighting Orange County
Location within the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 28°31′N 81°19′W / 28.51°N 81.32°W / 28.51; -81.32
Country United States
State Florida
Founded1845
Named forOrange fruit
SeatOrlando
Largest cityOrlando
Area
 • Total1,003 sq mi (2,600 km2)
 • Land903 sq mi (2,340 km2)
 • Water100 sq mi (300 km2)
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
1,348,975
 • Density1,493.88/sq mi (576.79/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Websitewww.orangecountyfl.net

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.