There are sixty-seven counties in the state of Florida. In 1821, there were only two Counties in Florida: Escambia to the west and St. Johns to the
east. From these two Counties were formed 67 today. Its last county was created in 1925 with the formation of Gilchrist County from a segment of Alachua County.
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LibertyCounty is a county located in the state of Florida. Based on the 2010 census, the
population was 8,365, making it the least populous
county in Florida. Liberty County was created on
December 15, 1855 from Gadsden County. The countyseat and only city is Bristol. This county is
named for the patriotic ideal of liberty.
The Apalachicola National Forest occupies half the county.
Etymology - Origin of Liberty County Name
This county is named for
the patriotic ideal of liberty.