Okeechobee County, Florida
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Okeechobee County
 Okeechobee County was created in 1917.

It was named for the Lake Okeechobee, which was itself named for Hitchiti words oka (water) and chobi (big).
[Source: wikipedia]

Populated Areas
City of Okeechobee

Unincorporated Places
* Cypress Quarters * Taylor Creek * Ancient Oaks * Catterson * Barber Quarters * Basinger * Basswood Estates
* Dixie Ranch Acres * Fort Drum * Hilolo * Mildred * Sherman * Treasure Island * Upthegrove Beach
* Whispering Pines * Four Seasons

Fort Drum was a town in Okeechobee County, located on US 441, between Yeehaw Junction and Okeechobee.

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Website Updates:
Dec 2017:  Obit for MOBLEY.  Sicklst news for McLAUGHLIN.  Gossip and visiting news for various surnames



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Surrounding Counties
* Indian River County, Florida - northeast
Martin County, Florida - east
St. Lucie County, Florida - east
Palm Beach County, Florida - southeast
Glades County, Florida - southwest
Hendry County, Florida - southwest
Highlands County, Florida - west
Polk County, Florida - northwest
Osceola County, Florida - northwest

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