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Florida County Formations

For each county in Florida, the following table provides the mailing address of its courthouse, the date on which the county was formed, and the name of the parent counties, if not one of the original counties.

 

CountyMailing Address of CourthouseDate of FormationParent Counties
AlachuaPO Box 600
Gainesville, FL 32602
29 Dec 1824 Duval, Saint Johns
Baker339 E Macclenny Ave
Macclenny, FL 32063-2101
8 Feb 1861 New River
Bay300 E 4th St
Panama City, FL 32401-3073
24 Apr 1913 Calhoun, Washington
Benton (see Hernando)
BradfordPO Drawer B
Starke, FL 32091-1286
21 Dec 1858
(known as New River until 6 Dec 1861)
Columbia
BrevardPO Box H
Titusville, FL 32780
14 Mar 1844
(known as Saint Lucie until 6 Jan 1855)
Mosquito
BrowardPO Box 14668
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33302
30 Apr 1915 Dade, Palm Beach
Calhoun425 E Central Ave
Blountstown, FL 32424-2242
26 Jan 1838Franklin
CharlottePO Box 1687
Punta Gorda, FL 33951
23 Apr 1921 DeSoto
Citrus110 N Apopka Ave
Inverness, FL 32650
2 Jun 1887 Hernando
ClayPO Box 698
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043
31 Dec 1858Duval
CollierPO Box 413020
Naples, FL 33941
8 May 1923 Lee
ColumbiaPO Box 1965
Lake City, FL 32056
4 Feb 1832 Alachua
Dade (see Miami-Dade)
DeSotoPO Box 591
Arcadia, FL 33821
19 May 1887 Manatee
DixiePO Box 1206
Cross City, FL 32628-1206
25 Apr 1921 Lafayette
Duval330 E Bay St
Jacksonville, FL 32202-2997
12 Aug 1822 Saint Johns
Escambia223 S Palafox Pl
Pensacola, FL 32501-5845
21 Jul 1821original county
Fayette9 Feb 1832
(re-annexed by Jackson on 1 Feb 1834)
Jackson
FlaglerPO Box 787
Bunnell, FL 32110
28 Apr 1917 Saint Johns, Volusia
FranklinPO Box 340
Apalachicola, FL 32320
8 Feb 1832 Jackson
GadsdenPO Box 1649
Quincy, FL 32351
24 Jun 1823 Jackson
Gilchrist112 S Main St
Trenton, FL 32693
4 Dec 1925 Alachua
GladesPO Box 10
Moore Haven, FL 33471-0010
23 Apr 1921 DeSoto
Gulf1000 5th St
Port St. Joe, FL 32456-1648
6 Jun 1925 Calhoun
HamiltonPO Box 312
Jasper, FL 32052
26 Dec 1827 Jefferson
Hardee412 W Orange St
Wauchula, FL 33873-2831
23 Apr 1921 DeSoto
HendryPO Box 1760
LaBelle, FL 33935
11 May 1923Lee
HernandoPO Box 1660
Brooksville, FL 44298
24 Feb 1843
(known as Benton between 6 Mar 1844 and 24 Dec 1850)
Alachua
Highlands430 S Commerce Ave
Sebring, FL 33870-3705
23 Apr 1921 DeSoto
Hillsborough419 N Pierce St
Tampa, FL 33602-4022
25 Jan 1834Alachua, Monroe
Holmes201 N Oklahoma St
Bonifay, FL 32425-2243
8 Jan 1848 Jackson, Walton
Indian RiverPO Box 1028
Vero Beach, FL 32961
30 May 1925 Saint Lucie
JacksonPO Box 510
Marianna, FL 32446-0510
12 Aug 1822 Escambia
JeffersonMonticello, FL 32344 20 Jan 1827Leon
LafayettePO Box 88
Mayo, FL 32066
23 Dec 1856Madison
Lake315 W Main St
Tavares, FL 32778-3878
27 May 1887 Orange, Sumter
LeePO Box 2469
Ft. Myers, FL 33902
13 May 1887 Monroe
LeonPO Box 726
Tallahassee, FL 32302
29 Dec 1824 Gadsden
LevyPO Box 610
Bronson, Fl 32621-0610
10 Mar 1845 Alachua, Marion
LibertyPO Box 399
Bristol, FL 32321
15 Dec 1855 Franklin, Gadsden
MadisonPO Box 237
Madison, FL 32340-0237
26 Dec 1827 Jefferson
ManateePO Box 1000
Bradenton, FL 34206-1000
9 Jan 1855 Hillsborough
MarionPO Box 1030
Ocala, FL 32678
14 Mar 1844 Alachua, Mosquito
MartinPO Box 779
Stuart, FL 33495
30 May 1925 Palm Beach, Saint Lucie
Miami-Dade111 NW First St
Miami, FL 33128
4 Feb 1836
(known as Dade until 13 Nov 1997)
Monroe
Monroe500 Whitehead St
Key West, FL 33040-6581
3 Jul 1823 Saint Johns
Mosquito (see Orange)
NassauPO Box 456
Fernandina Beach, FL 33040
29 Dec 1824 Duval
New River (see Bradford)
OkaloosaHwy 90
Crestview, FL 32536
13 Jun 1915 Santa Rosa, Walton
Okeechobee304 NW 2nd St
Okeechobee, FL 34972-4146
8 May 1917 Osceola, Palm Beach, Saint Lucie
Orange201 S Rosalind Ave
Orlando, FL 32801-3547
29 Dec 1824
(known as Mosquito until 30 Jan 1845)
Saint Johns
Osceola21 S Vernon Ave
Kissimmee, FL 34741-5188
12 May 1887Brevard, Orange
Palm Beach301 N Olive Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
30 Apr 1909Dade
Pasco7530 Little Rd
New Port Richey, FL 34654
2 Jun 1887 Hernando
Pinellas315 Court St
Clearwater, FL 34616-5165
23 May 1911 Hillsborough
PolkPO Box 9000
Bartow, FL 33830
8 Feb 1861 Brevard, Hillsborough
Putnam410 St. Johns Ave
Palatka, FL 32177-4725
13 Jan 1849Alachua, Marion, Orange, Saint Johns
Saint Johns99 Cordova St
St. Augustine, FL 32084-4415
21 Jul 1821original county
Saint Lucie
(also see Brevard)
221 S Indian River Dr
Fort Pierce, FL 34950-4301
24 May 1905Brevard
Santa RosaPO Box 472
Milton, FL 32572
18 Feb 1842Escambia
Sarasota2000 Main St
Sarasota, FL 34237-6036
14 May 1921 Manatee
Seminole301 N Park Ave
Sanford, FL 32771-1292
25 Apr 1913Orange
Sumter209 N Florida St
Bushnell, FL 33513-9402
8 Jan 1853 Marion
Suwannee200 Ohio Ave S
Live Oak, FL 32060-3239
21 Dec 1858 Columbia
TaylorPO Box 620
Perry, FL 32347-0620
23 Dec 1856 Madison
Union55 W Main St, Rm 103
Lake Butler, FL 32054-1600
20 May 1921Bradford
Volusia123 W Indiana Ave
DeLand, FL 32720-4210
29 Dec 1854Orange
WakullaPO Box 337
Crawfordville, FL 32327
11 Mar 1843 Leon
WaltonPO Box 1260
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433
29 Dec 1824 Escambia, Jackson
Washington201 W Cypress Ave, Suite B
Chipley, FL 32428
9 Dec 1825Jackson, Walton