Collier County, Florida

county in Florida, United States

Collier County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida. It was formed on May 8, 1923. As of 2007, 315,839 people lived there. Collier County's seat is Naples.

Collier County
The Collier County courthouse in April 2010
The Collier County courthouse in April 2010
Flag of Collier County
Official seal of Collier County
Map of Florida highlighting Collier County
Location within the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 26°05′N 81°24′W / 26.08°N 81.4°W / 26.08; -81.4
Country United States
State Florida
FoundedMay 8, 1923
Named forBarron Collier
Largest cityNaples
 • Total2,305 sq mi (5,970 km2)
 • Land1,998 sq mi (5,170 km2)
 • Water307 sq mi (800 km2)  13.3%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density161/sq mi (62/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts19th, 25th

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