Union County, Florida

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Union County
Union County Courthouse
Union County Courthouse
Map of Florida highlighting Union 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°02′N 82°22′W / 30.04°N 82.37°W / 30.04; -82.37
Country United States
State Florida
FoundedMay 20, 1921
Named forConcept of Unity
SeatLake Butler
Largest cityLake Butler
 • Total250 sq mi (600 km2)
 • Land244 sq mi (630 km2)
 • Water6.2 sq mi (16 km2)  2.5%
 • Total16,147
 • Density64/sq mi (25/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district3rd

Union County is a county in northern Florida. Union County is also the smallest county in Florida. The county was founded in 1921 after being cut off from Bradford County. In 2020, about 16,000 people lived in Union County.[1] Lake Butler is the county seat of Union County, it is also the largest city in Union County. Since Union County is the smallest county, it covers only 250 square miles.

Other cities[change | change source]

There are only two other cities in Union County other than Lake Butler. The two other cities are:

  • Raiford
  • Worthington Springs

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Union County, Florida". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 23, 2023.

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