Hendry County

Coordinates:

26°33′N 81°10′W
 

Area:

1,190 mi²
 

Founded:

May 11, 1923
 

Population:

42,022 (2019)

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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,190 square miles (3,100 km2), of which 1,153 square miles (2,990 km2) is land and 37 square miles (96 km2) (3.1%) is water. The county borders Lake Okeechobee; the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail runs through Hendry County.

Adjacent counties

 

  • Glades County - north

  • Martin County - northeast

  • Okeechobee County - northeast point in the middle of Lake Okeechobee

  • Palm Beach County - east

  • Broward County - southeast

  • Collier County - south

  • Lee County - west

  • Charlotte County - west

Points of interest

 

  • BILLIE SWAMP SAFARI,

  • Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum,

  • Clewiston Museum,

  • Dinner Island Ranch Wildlife Management Area,

  • Dinner Island,

  • LaBelle Nature Park,

  • LaBelle Heritage Museum, Inc.,

  • Okaloacoochee Slough,

  • Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area,

  • Sweetest Town Park,

  • Tony's Mound,

  • Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest,

  • Ortona Indian Mounds Park,

  • Lazy Springs Recreation Park

PALM BEACH  •  MARTIN  •  ST. LUCIE  •  INDIAN RIVER  •  OKEECHOBEE  •  HENDRY  •  GLADES  •  HIGHLANDS

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