Joanne Wickenburg, Astrologer
Florida Counties


Florida

Florida became a U.S. territory in 1821. Florida was admitted to the union as the 27th state on March 3, 1845.
Numerous boundary adjustments and name changes, necessitated by political, economic, and physical land changes, occurred during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The dates specified in this table reflect those for each county as initially established under its current name.
Florida Counties - Dates Established
Escambia
July 21, 1821
Saint Johns
July 21, 1821
Duval
August 12, 1822
Jackson
August 12, 1822
Gadsden
June 24, 1823
Monroe
July 3, 1823
Alachua
December 29, 1824
Leon
December 29, 1824
Nassau
December 29, 1824
Walton
December 29, 1824
Washington
December 9, 1825
Jefferson
January 20, 1827
Hamilton
December 26, 1827
Madison
December 26, 1827
Columbia
February 4, 1832
Franklin
February 8, 1832
Hillsborough
January 25, 1834
Miami-Dade
February 4, 1836
Calhoun
January 26, 1838
Santa Rosa
February 18, 1842
Hernando
February 23, 1843
Wakulla
March 11, 1843
Marion
March 14, 1844
Orange
January 30, 1845
Levy
March 10, 1845
Holmes
January 8, 1848
Putnam
January 13, 1849
Sumter
January 8, 1853
Volusia
December 29, 1854
Brevard
January 6, 1855
Manatee
January 9, 1855
Liberty
December 15, 1855
Lafayette
December 23, 1856
Taylor
December 23, 1856
Suwannee
December 21, 1858
Clay
December 31, 1858
Baker
February 8, 1861
Polk
February 8, 1861
Bradford
December 6, 1861
Osceola
May 12, 1887
Lee
May 13, 1887
De Soto
May 19, 1887
Lake
May 27, 1887
Citrus
June 2, 1887
Pasco
June 2, 1887
Palm Beach
April 30, 1909
Pinellas
May 23, 1911
Bay
April 24, 1913
Seminole
April 25, 1913
Broward
April 30, 1915
Okaloosa
June 13, 1915
Flagler
April 28, 1917
Okeechobee
May 8, 1917
Saint Lucie
May 24, 1917
Charlotte
April 23, 1921
Glades
April 23, 1921
Hardee
April 23, 1921
Dixie
April 25, 1921
Sarasota
May 14, 1921
Union
May 20, 1921
Highlands
April 23, 1923
Collier
May 8, 1923
Hendry
May 11, 1923
Indian River
May 30, 1925
Martin
May 30, 1925
Gulf
June 6, 1925
Gilchrist
December 4, 1925

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