Duval County, Florida

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Coordinates: 30°20′N 81°39′W / 30.33°N 81.65°W / 30.33; -81.65
Country United States
State Florida
FoundedAugust 12, 1822[1]
Named forWilliam Pope Duval
Largest cityJacksonville
 • Total918 sq mi (2,380 km2)
 • Land762 sq mi (1,970 km2)
 • Water156 sq mi (400 km2)  17.0%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density1,231/sq mi (475/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts4th, 5th

Duval County is located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the population was 864,263, with a 2019 estimate at 957,755, the seventh most populous in Florida.[2][3] Its county seat is Jacksonville, with which the Duval County government has been consolidated since 1968.[4] Duval County was established in 1822, and is named for William Pope Duval, Governor of Florida Territory from 1822 to 1834.

Duval County is included in the Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area.

  1. ^ Publications of the Florida Historical Society. Florida Historical Society. 1908. p. 31.
  2. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 22, 2019.
  3. ^ "Population of Counties in Florida (2019)". World Population Review.
  4. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2011-06-07.

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