Glades County, Florida

county in Florida, United States of America

Glades County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida, and was formed on February 4, 1832. As of 2000, 10,576 people lived there. Glades County's seat is Moore Haven.

Glades County
Glades County Courthouse
Glades County Courthouse
Map of Florida highlighting Glades 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°57′N 81°11′W / 26.95°N 81.19°W / 26.95; -81.19
Country United States
State Florida
FoundedApril 23, 1921
Named forFlorida Everglades
SeatMoore Haven
Largest cityMoore Haven
Area
 • Total987 sq mi (2,560 km2)
 • Land806 sq mi (2,090 km2)
 • Water181 sq mi (470 km2)  18.3%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2015)
13,670
 • Density16/sq mi (6/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district17th
Websitewww.myglades.com

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