Sumter County, Florida

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Sumter County
Sumter County Courthouse
Sumter County Courthouse
Official seal of Sumter County
Map of Florida highlighting Sumter 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°43′N 82°05′W / 28.71°N 82.08°W / 28.71; -82.08
Country United States
State Florida
FoundedJanuary 8, 1853
Named forThomas Sumter
Largest communityThe Villages
 • Total580 sq mi (1,500 km2)
 • Land557 sq mi (1,440 km2)
 • Water33 sq mi (90 km2)  5.7%
 • Total129,752
 • Density233/sq mi (90/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)

Sumter County is a county in the state of Florida. As of the 2020 census, 129,752 people lived there.[1] Sumter County was created in 1853.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Sumter County, Florida". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 15, 2023.