Orange County, Florida

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Orange County, Florida
County
County of Orange
Orlando FL cnty crths01.jpg
The Orange County Courthouse in Orlando
Flag of Orange County, Florida
Flag
Logo of Orange County, Florida
Logo
Location within Florida
Location within Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
Founded1845
Named forOrange fruit
SeatOrlando
Largest cityOrlando
Area
 • Total1,003 sq mi (2,598 km2)
 • Land903 sq mi (2,339 km2)
 • Water100 sq mi (259 km2)
Population (est.)
 • (2017)1,348,975
 • Density1,493.88/sq mi (576.79/km2)
Congressional districts7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4
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.