Indian River County, Florida

county in Florida, United States of America

Indian River County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida, and was formed on May 30, 1925. As of 2020, 159,788 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Vero Beach.

Indian River County
Indian River County Courthouse in Vero Beach
Indian River County Courthouse in Vero Beach
Official seal of Indian River County
Map of Florida highlighting Indian River County
Location within the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 27°42′N 80°35′W / 27.7°N 80.58°W / 27.7; -80.58
Country United States
State Florida
FoundedMay 30, 1925
Named forIndian River Lagoon
SeatVero Beach
Largest citySebastian
 • Total617 sq mi (1,600 km2)
 • Land503 sq mi (1,300 km2)
 • Water114 sq mi (300 km2)  18.5%
 • Total159,788
 • Density318/sq mi (123/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)


  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Indian River County, Florida". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 10, 2023.