Osceola County, Florida

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Osceola County
The Osceola County courthouse in October 2009
The Osceola County courthouse in October 2009
Flag of Osceola County
Official seal of Osceola County
Map of Florida highlighting Osceola 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°04′N 81°09′W / 28.06°N 81.15°W / 28.06; -81.15
Country United States
State Florida
FoundedMay 12, 1887
Named forOsceola
Largest cityKissimmee
 • Total1,506 sq mi (3,900 km2)
 • Land1,327 sq mi (3,440 km2)
 • Water178 sq mi (460 km2)  11.9%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density244/sq mi (94.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district9th

Osceola County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida, and was formed on May 8, 1917. As of 2000, 172,493 people lived there. Osceola County's seat is Kissimmee.

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