Santa Rosa County, Florida

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Santa Rosa County
Santa Rosa County Courthouse
Santa Rosa County Courthouse
Official seal of Santa Rosa County
Seal
Map of Florida highlighting Santa Rosa County
Location within the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 30°42′N 87°01′W / 30.7°N 87.02°W / 30.7; -87.02
Country United States
State Florida
FoundedFebruary 18, 1842
Named forSaint Rose of Viterbo
SeatMilton
Largest cityNavarre
Area
 • Total1,174 sq mi (3,040 km2)
 • Land1,012 sq mi (2,620 km2)
 • Water162 sq mi (420 km2)  13.8%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
170,497
 • Density168/sq mi (65/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st
Websitewww.santarosa.fl.gov

Santa Rosa County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida, and was formed on February 18, 1842. As of 2005, 143,105 people lived there. Its county seat is Milton.