Orange County, Florida

county in Florida, United States

Orange County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida. It was formed in 1824 when it was originally called Mosquito County. As of 2020, 1,429,908 people lived there.[3] Its county seat is Orlando.

Orange County
The Orange County Courthouse in Orlando
The Orange County Courthouse in Orlando
Flag of Orange County
Official seal of Orange County
Orange County is located in the United States
Orange County
Orange County
Location within the United States
Coordinates: 28°31′N 81°19′W / 28.51°N 81.32°W / 28.51; -81.32[1]
FoundedDecember 29, 1824 (renamed January 30, 1845)[2]
County seatOrlando
Largest cityOrlando
 • Total2,600 km2 (1,003 sq mi)
 • Land2,340 km2 (903 sq mi)
 • Water300 km2 (100 sq mi)
 • Total1,429,908
 • Rank28th in the United States
5th in Florida
 • Density621.09/km2 (1,608.78/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern Time Zone)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

References change

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  2. "History of Orange County, Florida".
  3. 3.0 3.1 "QuickFacts: Orange County, Florida". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 10, 2023.