Duval County, Florida

county in Florida, United States of America

Duval County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida. It was formed on August 12, 1822. As of 2008, 850,962 people lived there. Duval County's seat is Jacksonville.

Duval County
Duval County Courthouse
Duval County Courthouse
Map of Florida highlighting Duval 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°20′N 81°39′W / 30.33°N 81.65°W / 30.33; -81.65
Country United States
State Florida
FoundedAugust 12, 1822[1]
Named forWilliam Pope Duval
SeatJacksonville
Largest cityJacksonville
Area
 • Total918 sq mi (2,380 km2)
 • Land762 sq mi (1,970 km2)
 • Water156 sq mi (400 km2)  17.0%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
937,934
 • Density1,231/sq mi (475/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts4th, 5th
Websitecoj.net

ReferencesEdit

  1. Publications of the Florida Historical Society. Florida Historical Society. 1908. p. 31.

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