Sarasota County, Florida

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Sarasota County, Florida
Map of Florida highlighting Sarasota County
Location in the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location in the U.S.
Founded 14 May 1921
Seat Sarasota
Area
 • Total 725 sq mi (1,878 km2)
 • Land 572 sq mi (1,481 km2)
 • Water 154 sq mi (399 km2), 21.19%
Population
 • (2000) 325,957
 • Density 600/sq mi (220/km2)
Website www.scgov.net

Sarasota County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida. As of 2000, 325,957 people lived there. Sarasota County was created in 1921.