May 30, 1925
It is the fifth-largest county in Florida by land area, and fifty-third largest by total area.
The Treasure Coast
Easy North/South access from the Florida Turnpike and Interstate 95
Rail Service by Florida East Coast Railway
Corporate, private, and chartered air service through Martin County's airport at Witham Field
The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Protection Agency
A facility located at Witham Field, 2001 S.E. Airport Road, Stuart, providing convenient service for international air and marine transportation.
Major airline service is available 35 miles to the south at Palm Beach International or 60 miles to the north at Melbourne International Airport.
A major contributor, with over 40,000 acres of citrus, and ranked in the top ten in the state for citrus and vegetable production, sugar cane, ornamentals and cattle production. Over 200 manufacturing businesses in 18 different Standard Industrial Codes employ over 3,700 persons.
Martin County is in the center of the Florida Research Coast, between Scripps Florida and the Max Planck Institute in Jupiter and the Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies. Already, this new bioscience research activity is sparking commercial investments throughout the region.
Custom boat and yacht builders, fishing equipment, charters, and other water related businesses make a substantial contribution to the county.