List of municipalities in Florida

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Map of Florida's incorporated municipalities

There are 282 cities, 109 towns, and 19 villages in the U.S. state of Florida, a total of 410 incorporated municipalities. They are distributed across 67 counties, in addition to 66 county governments.[1] Jacksonville has the only consolidated city–county government in the state,[2] so there is no Duval County government. However, smaller municipal governments exist within the consolidated municipality, i.e., Baldwin and the Jacksonville Beaches.[3] All but one of Florida's county seats are incorporated municipalities. The exception is Crawfordville, county seat of rural Wakulla County.[4] Incorporated municipalities in Florida may be called cities, towns, or villages, but there is no legal distinction between the different terms.[5][6] As of the 2010 U.S. Census, more than 10 million Floridians, 55% of the state's total population of 18,801,310, resided in incorporated municipalities. The remainder resided in unincorporated areas. However, 94% of the population lives in metropolitan areas. Of the remaining 6%, many live in smaller cities and towns, thus the actual number of residents living in truly rural areas is small.[7] There are ten counties in the state with just one incorporated municipality and ten counties with only two.[7]

In 1822, St. Augustine and Pensacola became the first municipalities to incorporate. The most recent incorporations were in 2006: Loxahatchee Groves and Grant-Valkaria. The largest municipality by population and land area is Jacksonville with 842,583 residents and 874.6 square miles (2,265 km2). The smallest by population is Lake Buena Vista with 10 people, while the smallest by land area is Lazy Lake at 0.022 square miles (0.057 km2) square miles.[8]

The formation and dissolution of municipalities is governed by Chapter 165 of the Florida Statutes. All Florida municipalities must be operated under a municipal charter approved by a majority of the registered voters in the geographic area of the municipality, which must be confirmed by the state legislature through special legislation.[9]

The largest cities in Florida (population over 200,000) utilize the strong mayor–council form of government. The mayor typically appoints a chief administrative officer who performs the same function as a city manager[10] which is utilized by 70% of Florida's municipalities, whose mayors are primarily symbolic and ceremonial.[11][12][13][14]

Incorporated cities, towns and villages[edit]

Note: The table of contents only applies when the list is sorted by place name.

  • "Rank" refers to the relative position of a municipality on a list ranked from 1–410 by population.
  • "Year" refers to the first time a place name was incorporated. If a community was incorporated as a Town, then subsequently incorporated as a City, the earliest date is provided.
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Key
dagger County seat # State capital
Rank Place name County Population
(2013)[7][8][not in citation given]
Area[15] Government[8] Label[8] Year[8]
168 Alachua Alachua 9,378 29.0 sq mi (75.2 km2) Commission–manager City 1905
369 Alford Jackson 476 1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2) Mayor–council Town 1911
62 Altamonte Springs Seminole 42,150 9.5 sq mi (24.4 km2) Commission–manager City 1920
367 Altha Calhoun 538 1.4 sq mi (3.8 km2) Mayor–council Town 1946
308 Anna Maria Manatee 1,597 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2) Mayor–commission City 1923
275 ApalachicolaCounty seat Franklin 2,259 2.7 sq mi (6.9 km2) Mayor–commission City 1831
60 Apopka Orange 45,587 24.9 sq mi (64.6 km2) Mayor–council City 1882
178 ArcadiaCounty seat DeSoto 7,626 4.0 sq mi (10.5 km2) Mayor–council City 1886
323 Archer Alachua 1,141 2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2) Commission–manager City 1850
292 Astatula Lake 1,837 2.2 sq mi (5.7 km2) Mayor–council Town 1927
140 Atlantic Beach Duval 12,895 13.0 sq mi (33.7 km2) Commission–manager City 1926
283 Atlantis Palm Beach 2,057 1.4 sq mi (3.7 km2) Council–manager City 1959
134 Auburndale Polk 14,261 9.3 sq mi (24.1 km2) Commission–manager City 1911
71 Aventura Miami-Dade 37,119 3.5 sq mi (9.1 km2) Council–manager City 1995
170 Avon Park Highlands 8,839 5.7 sq mi (14.6 km2) Council–manager City 1891
265 Bal Harbour Miami-Dade 2,613 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2) Council–manager Village 1946
313 Baldwin Duval 1,430 2.1 sq mi (5.5 km2) Mayor–council Town 1876
115 BartowCounty seat Polk 17,996 52.3 sq mi (135.6 km2) Commission–manager City 1882
403 Bascom Jackson 119 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2) Mayor–council Town 1961
205 Bay Harbor Islands Miami-Dade 5,854 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2) Council–manager Town 1947
406 Bay Lake Orange 49 21.1 sq mi (54.7 km2) Council–manager City 1967
372 Bell Gilchrist 453 1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2) Council–manager Town 1903
114 Belle Glade Palm Beach 17,839 4.7 sq mi (12.1 km2) Council–manager City 1928
199 Belle Isle Orange 6,403 4.6 sq mi (12.0 km2) Council–manager City 1924
231 Belleair Pinellas 3,933 2.8 sq mi (7.3 km2) Council–manager Town 1924
304 Belleair Beach Pinellas 1,587 1.8 sq mi (4.5 km2) Council–manager City 1950
282 Belleair Bluffs Pinellas 2,062 0.7 sq mi (1.6 km2) Mayor–commission City 1963
404 Belleair Shore Pinellas 111 0.5 sq mi (1.1 km2) Mayor–commission Town 1955
221 Belleview Marion 4,522 1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2) Mayor–commission City 1885
385 Beverly Beach Flagler 336 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2) Mayor–commission Town 1955
246 Biscayne Park Miami-Dade 3,180 0.6 sq mi (1.7 km2) Commission–manager Village 1933
264 BlountstownCounty seat Calhoun 2,538 3.2 sq mi (8.3 km2) Council–manager City 1903
27 Boca Raton Palm Beach 89,407 29.1 sq mi (75.4 km2) Council–manager City 1925
256 BonifayCounty seat Holmes 2,772 3.6 sq mi (9.4 km2) Mayor–council City 1886
57 Bonita Springs Lee 47,547 41.0 sq mi (106.2 km2) Council–manager City 1999
252 Bowling Green Hardee 2,915 1.4 sq mi (3.7 km2) Commission–manager City 1927
32 Boynton Beach Palm Beach 71,097 16.3 sq mi (42.1 km2) Commission–manager City 1907
52 BradentonCounty seat Manatee 51,763 14.4 sq mi (37.4 km2) Mayor–council City 1903
318 Bradenton Beach Manatee 1,210 1.0 sq mi (2.8 km2) Mayor–commission City 1952
348 Branford Suwannee 723 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2) Mayor–council Town 1915
360 Briny Breezes Palm Beach 588 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2) Mayor–council Town 1963
328 BristolCounty seat Liberty 987 1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2) Mayor–council City 1958
324 BronsonCounty seat Levy 1,102 4.0 sq mi (10.4 km2) Mayor–council Town 1951
385 Brooker Bradford 331 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2) Mayor–council Town 1952
177 BrooksvilleCounty seat Hernando 7,711 5.0 sq mi (12.9 km2) Council–manager City 1856
260 BunnellCounty seat Flagler 2,741 4.7 sq mi (12.1 km2) Commission–manager City 1913
269 BushnellCounty seat Sumter 3,007 2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2) Council–manager City 1911
322 Callahan Nassau 1,167 1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2) Council–manager Town 1911
125 Callaway Bay 14,732 6.1 sq mi (15.8 km2) Commission–manager City 1996
396 Campbellton Jackson 222 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2) Mayor–council Town 1925
163 Cape Canaveral Brevard 9,988 2.3 sq mi (6.0 km2) Council–manager City 1963
11 Cape Coral Lee 165,831 119.5 sq mi (310.8 km2) Council–manager City 1970
257 Carrabelle Franklin 2,788 4.8 sq mi (12.5 km2) Commission–manager City 1893
376 Caryville Franklin 275 3.1 sq mi (8.1 km2) Council Town 1965
89 Casselberry Seminole 26,566 7.1 sq mi (18.4 km2) Commission–manager City 1940
350 Cedar Key Levy 701 2.0 sq mi (5.3 km2) Mayor–commission City 1923
329 Center Hill Sumter 1,053 1.8 sq mi (4.5 km2) Mayor–council City 1925
299 Century Escambia 1,730 3.4 sq mi (8.7 km2) Mayor–council Town 1945
237 Chattahoochee Gadsden 3,152 5.7 sq mi (14.6 km2) Council–manager City 1921
274 Chiefland Levy 2,221 3.9 sq mi (10.1 km2) Commission–manager City 1913
238 ChipleyCounty seat Washington 3,574 4.1 sq mi (10.7 km2) Mayor–council City 1901
381 Cinco Bayou Okaloosa 411 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2) Council–manager Town 1950
16 ClearwaterCounty seat Pinellas 109,703 37.7 sq mi (97.7 km2) Council–manager City 1891
85 Clermont Lake 30,033 11.5 sq mi (29.7 km2) Council–manager City 1916
181 Clewiston Hendry 7,143 4.7 sq mi (12.2 km2) Commission–manager City 1925
401 Cloud Lake Palm Beach 139 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2) Mayor–council Town 1948
116 Cocoa Brevard 17,262 9.6 sq mi (24.6 km2) Commission–manager City 1895
154 Cocoa Beach Brevard 11,325 15.0 sq mi (39.0 km2) Commission–manager City 1925
49 Coconut Creek Broward 56,792 11.8 sq mi (30.5 km2) Commission–manager City 1967
349 Coleman Sumter 823 1.5 sq mi (3.8 km2) Mayor–council City 1908
86 Cooper City Broward 34,128 6.7 sq mi (17.3 km2) Commission–manager City 1959
55 Coral Gables Miami-Dade 49,631 37.2 sq mi (96.2 km2) Commission–manager City 1925
15 Coral Springs Broward 126,604 23.9 sq mi (62.0 km2) Commission–manager City 1963
331 Cottondale Jackson 907 1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2) Mayor–commission Town 1905
302 Crescent City Putnam 1,559 2.1 sq mi (5.5 km2) Commission–manager City 1883
100 CrestviewCounty seat Okaloosa 22,785 12.8 sq mi (33.2 km2) Mayor–council City 1916
297 Cross CityCounty seat Dixie 1,701 1.9 sq mi (4.9 km2) Council–manager Town 1924
244 Crystal River Citrus 3,062 6.3 sq mi (16.3 km2) Council–manager City 1903
65 Cutler Bay Miami-Dade 43,328 4.9 sq mi (12.6 km2) Commission–manager Town 2005
191 Dade CityCounty seat Pasco 6,590 3.4 sq mi (8.8 km2) Commission–manager City 1889
83 Dania Beach Broward 30,731 6.3 sq mi (16.3 km2) Commission–manager City 1904
254 Davenport Polk 3,011 1.7 sq mi (4.2 km2) Commission–manager City 1915
22 Davie Broward 96,830 34.2 sq mi (88.5 km2) Commission–manager Town 1925
36 Daytona Beach Volusia 62,316 64.9 sq mi (168.2 km2) Commission–manager City 1876
226 Daytona Beach Shores Volusia 4,295 0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2) Council–manager City 1960
108 DeBary Volusia 19,447 21.4 sq mi (55.5 km2) Council–manager City 1993
31 Deerfield Beach Broward 78,041 14.9 sq mi (38.7 km2) Commission–manager City 1925
211 DeFuniak SpringsCounty seat Walton 5,584 11.3 sq mi (29.1 km2) Council–manager City 1901
88 DeLandCounty seat Volusia 28,237 16.1 sq mi (41.6 km2) Council–manager City 1882
37 Delray Beach Palm Beach 64,072 15.9 sq mi (41.2 km2) Commission–manager City 1911
24 Deltona Volusia 86,290 41.1 sq mi (106.4 km2) Commission–manager City 1995
144 Destin Okaloosa 13,264 8.2 sq mi (21.2 km2) Council–manager City 1984
56 Doral Miami-Dade 50,213 13.6 sq mi (35.3 km2) Council–manager City 2003
236 Dundee Polk 3,880 4.3 sq mi (11.2 km2) Council–manager Town 1925
72 Dunedin Pinellas 35,690 28.2 sq mi (73.1 km2) Commission–manager City 1899
296 Dunnellon Marion 1,756 7.4 sq mi (19.3 km2) Council–manager City 1891
273 Eagle Lake Polk 2,378 1.4 sq mi (3.7 km2) Commission–manager City 1921
279 Eatonville Orange 2,243 1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2) Mayor–council Town 1887
390 Ebro Washington 265 3.1 sq mi (8.3 km2) Mayor–council Town 1967
102 Edgewater Volusia 20,938 10.4 sq mi (26.8 km2) Council–manager City 1924
267 Edgewood Orange 2,678 1.5 sq mi (3.8 km2) Mayor–council City 1969
271 El Portal Miami-Dade 2,393 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2) Council–manager Village 1937
382 Esto Holmes 356 2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2) Council Town 1883
110 Eustis Lake 19,214 9.7 sq mi (24.9 km2) Council–manager City 1883
378 Everglades City Collier 402 1.2 sq mi (3.1 km2) Mayor–council City 1953
345 Fanning Springs Gilchrist
Levy
751 3.7 sq mi (9.6 km2) Mayor–council City 1965
210 Fellsmere Indian River 5,338 5.4 sq mi (14.0 km2) Council–manager City 1911
152 Fernandina BeachCounty seat Nassau 11,592 10.7 sq mi (27.8 km2) Commission–manager City 1825
222 Flagler Beach Flagler 4,655 4.1 sq mi (10.6 km2) Commission–manager City 1925
153 Florida City Miami-Dade 11,977 3.2 sq mi (18.3 km2) Mayor–commission City 1914
8 Fort LauderdaleCounty seat Broward 172,389 36.0 sq mi (93.3 km2) Commission–manager City 1911
206 Fort Meade Polk 5,802 5.0 sq mi (13.0 km2) Commission–manager City 1885
35 Fort MyersCounty seat Lee 68,190 40.4 sq mi (104.7 km2) Council–manager City 1886
193 Fort Myers Beach Lee 6,676 6.2 sq mi (15.9 km2) Council–manager Town 1995
59 Fort PierceCounty seat St. Lucie 43,074 20.7 sq mi (53.8 km2) Commission–manager City 1901
107 Fort Walton Beach Okaloosa 20,597 8.2 sq mi (21.3 km2) Council–manager City 1941
365 Fort White Columbia 559 2.3 sq mi (6.0 km2) Mayor–council Town 1884
294 Freeport Walton 1,933 10.8 sq mi (28.0 km2) Mayor–council City 1963
250 Frostproof Polk 3,047 2.5 sq mi (6.4 km2) Council–manager City 1921
228 Fruitland Park Lake 4,251 3.7 sq mi (9.5 km2) Commission–manager City 1927
13 GainesvilleCounty seat Alachua 127,488 49.1 sq mi (127.2 km2) Commission–manager City 1869
397 Glen Ridge Palm Beach 226 0.2 sq mi (0.7 km2) Council–manager Town 1947
374 Glen St. Mary Baker 438 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2) Mayor–council Town 1957
332 Golden Beach Miami-Dade 951 0.3 sq mi (1.0 km2) Council–manager Town 1929
393 Golf Palm Beach 261 0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2) Council–manager Village 1957
272 Graceville Jackson 2,236 4.4 sq mi (11.4 km2) Commission–manager City 1902
335 Grand Ridge Jackson 878 2.3 sq mi (5.8 km2) Council–manager Town 1951
233 Grant-Valkaria Brevard 3,928 1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2) Mayor–council Town 2006
186 Green Cove SpringsCounty seat Clay 7,035 9.4 sq mi (24.5 km2) Council–manager City 1874
67 Greenacres Palm Beach 38,696 4.7 sq mi (12.1 km2) Commission–manager City 1926
359 Greensboro Gadsden 621 1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2) Mayor–council Town 1911
338 Greenville Madison 817 1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2) Mayor–council Town 1907
352 Greenwood Jackson 664 4.8 sq mi (12.4 km2) Mayor–council Town 1927
311 Gretna Gadsden 1,407 1.9 sq mi (4.9 km2) Commission–manager City 1908
172 Groveland Lake 9,711 3.0 sq mi (7.8 km2) Council–manager City 1922
201 Gulf Breeze Santa Rosa 6,113 23.5 sq mi (61.0 km2) Council–manager City 1961
342 Gulf Stream Palm Beach 814 0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2) Commission–manager Town 1925
146 Gulfport Pinellas 12,164 3.8 sq mi (9.9 km2) Council–manager City 1910
104 Haines City Polk 21,490 8.9 sq mi (23.2 km2) Council–manager City 1914
68 Hallandale Beach Broward 38,632 4.6 sq mi (11.8 km2) Commission–manager City 1927
287 Hampton Bradford 484 1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2) Mayor–council City 1870
364 Hastings St. Johns 609 0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2) Council–manager Town 1909
291 Havana Gadsden 1,709 1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2) Council–manager Town 1907
290 Haverhill Palm Beach 1,940 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2) Council–manager Town 1950
314 Hawthorne Alachua 1,453 4.8 sq mi (12.4 km2) Commission–manager City 1881
6 Hialeah Miami-Dade 233,394 19.7 sq mi (51.5 km2) Mayor–council City 1925
98 Hialeah Gardens Miami-Dade 22,642 2.5 sq mi (6.5 km2) Mayor–council City 1948
209 High Springs Alachua 5,535 18.5 sq mi (47.9 km2) Commission–manager City 1892
229 Highland Beach Palm Beach 3,640 1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2) Commission–manager Town 1949
391 Highland Park Polk 239 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2) Mayor–commission Village 1927
389 Hillcrest Heights Polk 264 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2) Mayor–commission Town 1923
251 Hilliard Nassau 3,109 5.5 sq mi (14.2 km2) Mayor–council Town 1947
289 Hillsboro Beach Broward 1,960 1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2) Mayor–commission Town 1939
149 Holly Hill Volusia 11,679 4.5 sq mi (11.7 km2) Commission–manager City 1901
12 Hollywood Broward 146,526 30.8 sq mi (79.8 km2) Commission–manager City 1925
234 Holmes Beach Manatee 3,836 1.7 sq mi (4.5 km2) Mayor–commission City 1950
38 Homestead Miami-Dade 64,079 14.4 sq mi (37.2 km2) Council–manager City 1913
400 Horseshoe Beach Dixie 167 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2) Mayor–council Town 1963
325 Howey-in-the-Hills Lake 1,139 1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2) Mayor–council Town 1925
263 Hypoluxo Palm Beach 2,657 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2) Mayor–council Town 1955
249 Indialantic Brevard 2,755 1.2 sq mi (3.2 km2) Council–manager Town 1952
405 Indian Creek Miami-Dade 90 0.4 sq mi (1.2 km2) Council–manager Village 1939
175 Indian Harbour Beach Brevard 8,290 2.6 sq mi (6.8 km2) Council–manager City 1955
230 Indian River Shores Indian River 4,020 7.2 sq mi (18.5 km2) Council–manager Town 1953
227 Indian Rocks Beach Pinellas 4,179 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2) Commission–manager City 1956
295 Indian Shores Pinellas 1,441 0.9 sq mi (2.5 km2) Mayor–council Town 1949
301 Inglis Levy 1,441 3.7 sq mi (9.5 km2) Mayor–commission Town 1956
305 Interlachen Putnam 1,369 6.4 sq mi (16.7 km2) Mayor–council Town 1888
180 InvernessCounty seat Citrus 7,194 8.1 sq mi (21.0 km2) Council–manager City 1919
195 Islamorada Monroe 6,427 7.3 sq mi (18.8 km2) Council–manager Village 1997
1 JacksonvilleCounty seat Duval 842,583 883.6 sq mi (2,292.2 km2) Mayor–council City 1832
99 Jacksonville Beach Duval 21,362 22.0 sq mi (56.9 km2) Council–manager City 1907
394 Jacob City Jackson 239 3.2 sq mi (8.3 km2) Council–manager City 1983
167 JasperCounty seat Hamilton 4,221 2.0 sq mi (5.1 km2) Council–manager City 1858
368 Jay Santa Rosa 559 1.6 sq mi (4.1 km2) Mayor–council Town 1939
336 Jennings Hamilton 868 1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2) Council–manager Town 1900
242 Juno Beach Palm Beach 3,287 1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2) Council–manager Town 1953
45 Jupiter Palm Beach 58,298 21.1 sq mi (54.7 km2) Council–manager Town 1925
378 Jupiter Inlet Colony Palm Beach 421 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2) Mayor–commission Town 1959
340 Jupiter Island Martin 850 3.6 sq mi (9.3 km2) Commission–manager Town 1953
223 Kenneth City Pinellas 5,017 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2) Mayor–council Town 1957
143 Key Biscayne Miami-Dade 12,832 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2) Council–manager Village 1991
341 Key Colony Beach Monroe 834 0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2) Mayor–commission City 1957
91 Key WestCounty seat Monroe 25,550 7.4 sq mi (19.2 km2) Commission–manager City 1828
307 Keystone Heights Bradford
Clay
1,396 4.6 sq mi (12.0 km2) Council–manager City 1925
40 KissimmeeCounty seat Osceola 65,173 17.3 sq mi (44.8 km2) Council–manager City 1883
219 LaBelleCounty seat Hendry 4,588 3.6 sq mi (9.2 km2) Mayor–commission City 1925
383 LaCrosse Alachua 365 1.3 sq mi (3.5 km2) Mayor–council Town 1957
128 Lady Lake Lake 14,247 6.7 sq mi (17.4 km2) Commission–manager Town 1883
214 Lake Alfred Polk 5,183 8.6 sq mi (22.2 km2) Commission–manager City 1918
410 Lake Buena Vista Orange 10 4.9 sq mi (12.7 km2) Council–manager City 1967
277 Lake ButlerCounty seat Union 1,850 1.8 sq mi (4.8 km2) Commission–manager City 1893
145 Lake CityCounty seat Columbia 12,107 11.1 sq mi (28.7 km2) Council–manager City 1859
240 Lake Clarke Shores Palm Beach 3,472 1.1 sq mi (2.7 km2) Mayor–council Town 1957
317 Lake Hamilton Polk 1,289 3.9 sq mi (10.2 km2) Mayor–council Town 1925
253 Lake Helen Volusia 2,624 4.3 sq mi (11.2 km2) Mayor–commission City 1888
129 Lake Mary Seminole 14,807 9.7 sq mi (25.0 km2) Commission–manager City 1973
176 Lake Park Palm Beach 8,360 2.3 sq mi (6.1 km2) Commission–manager Town 1921
276 Lake Placid Highlands 2,126 2.8 sq mi (7.4 km2) Mayor–council Town 1927
126 Lake Wales Polk 14,916 14.0 sq mi (36.3 km2) Commission–manager City 1917
74 Lake Worth Palm Beach 36,000 6.5 sq mi (16.7 km2) Commission–manager City 1912
21 Lakeland Polk 100,710 74.4 sq mi (192.7 km2) Commission–manager City 1885
159 Lantana Palm Beach 10,867 2.9 sq mi (7.5 km2) Council–manager Town 1921
28 Largo Pinellas 78,409 16.1 sq mi (41.8 km2) Commission–manager City 1905
81 Lauderdale Lakes Broward 34,062 3.6 sq mi (9.4 km2) Commission–manager City 1961
198 Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Broward 6,321 1.5 sq mi (3.2 km2) Commission–manager Town 1924
33 Lauderhill Broward 69,813 7.3 sq mi (19.0 km2) Commission–manager City 1959
366 Laurel Hill Okaloosa 567 3.1 sq mi (8.1 km2) Mayor–council City 1905
337 Lawtey Bradford 717 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2) Mayor–council City 1905
399 Layton Monroe 187 0.2 sq mi (0.7 km2) Mayor–council City 1963
407 Lazy Lake Broward 25 0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2) Mayor–council Village 1953
384 Lee Madison 333 1.2 sq mi (3.2 km2) Council–manager Town 1909
105 Leesburg Lake 21,142 24.5 sq mi (63.3 km2) Commission–manager City 1875
161 Lighthouse Point Broward 10,826 2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2) Mayor–commission City 1956
188 Live OakCounty seat Suwannee 6,974 11.4 sq mi (29.5 km2) Mayor–council City 1878
187 Longboat Key Manatee
Sarasota
7,082 17.0 sq mi (44.2 km2) Commission–manager Town 1955
131 Longwood Seminole 13,822 5.6 sq mi (14.5 km2) Mayor–commission City 1875
241 Loxahatchee Groves Palm Beach 3,283 12.5 sq mi (32.4 km2) Council–manager Town 2006
111 Lynn Haven Bay 19,360 9.6 sq mi (24.7 km2) Commission–manager City 1913
192 MacclennyCounty seat Baker 6,413 3.3 sq mi (8.5 km2) Commission–manager City 1939
225 Madeira Beach Pinellas 4,320 3.2 sq mi (8.5 km2) Commission–manager City 1947
255 MadisonCounty seat Madison 2,961 2.5 sq mi (6.7 km2) Commission–manager City 1945
122 Maitland Orange 16,464 5.6 sq mi (14.7 km2) Council–manager City 1959
259 Malabar Brevard 2,798 13.2 sq mi (34.2 km2) Mayor–council Town 1962
281 Malone Jackson 2,153 3.1 sq mi (8.1 km2) Mayor–council Town 1911
377 Manalapan Palm Beach 429 2.4 sq mi (6.3 km2) Commission–manager Town 1931
288 Mangonia Park Palm Beach 1,939 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2) Council–manager Town 1947
174 Marathon Monroe 8,622 9.6 sq mi (25.0 km2) Council–manager City 1999
121 Marco Island Collier 13,301 17.1 sq mi (44.3 km2) Council–manager City 1997
48 Margate Broward 55,456 9.0 sq mi (23.3 km2) Commission–manager City 1955
197 MariannaCounty seat Jackson 9,320 8.0 sq mi (20.9 km2) Commission–manager City 1825
408 Marineland Flagler
St. Johns
16 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2) Commission–manager Town 1940
232 Mary Esther Okaloosa 4,141 1.5 sq mi (4.0 km2) Council–manager City 1946
212 Mascotte Lake 5,251 2.8 sq mi (7.3 km2) Council–manager City 1925
316 MayoCounty seat Lafayette 1,255 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2) Mayor–council Town 1903
373 McIntosh Marion 455 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2) Council–manager Town 1913
339 Medley Miami-Dade 842 4.3 sq mi (11.1 km2) Mayor–council Town 1949
29 Melbourne Brevard 77,508 35.5 sq mi (91.9 km2) Council–manager City 1888
245 Melbourne Beach Brevard 3,137 1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2) Commission–manager Town 1923
354 Melbourne Village Brevard 668 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2) Mayor–commission Town 1957
326 Mexico Beach Bay 1,120 1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2) Council–manager City 1967
2 MiamiCounty seat Miami-Dade 408,568 55.3 sq mi (143.3 km2) Mayor–commission City 1896
23 Miami Beach Miami-Dade 91,026 18.7 sq mi (48.5 km2) Commission–manager City 1915
17 Miami Gardens Miami-Dade 111,378 20.0 sq mi (51.8 km2) Council–manager City 2003
84 Miami Lakes Miami-Dade 30,571 6.4 sq mi (16.5 km2) Council–manager Town 2000
157 Miami Shores Miami-Dade 10,654 3.7 sq mi (9.7 km2) Council–manager Village 1932
130 Miami Springs Miami-Dade 14,316 3.0 sq mi (7.7 km2) Council–manager City 1926
361 Micanopy Alachua 614 1.0 sq mi (2.8 km2) Mayor–commission Town 1837
248 Midway Gadsden 3,004 3.8 sq mi (9.9 km2) Council–manager City 1986
171 MiltonCounty seat Santa Rosa 8,826 4.6 sq mi (11.8 km2) Council–manager City 1844
165 Minneola Lake 9,403 3.3 sq mi (8.3 km2) Council–manager City 1926
14 Miramar Broward 130,288 31.0 sq mi (80.3 km2) Commission–manager City 1955
266 MonticelloCounty seat Jefferson 2,506 3.4 sq mi (8.8 km2) Council–manager City 1859
310 Montverde Lake 1,463 1.8 sq mi (4.6 km2) Mayor–council Town 1925
300 Moore HavenCounty seat Glades 1,680 1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2) Council–manager City 1917
142 Mount Dora Lake 12,370 5.7 sq mi (14.9 km2) Council–manager City 1910
235 Mulberry Polk 3,817 3.2 sq mi (8.3 km2) Commission–manager City 1901
106 NaplesCounty seat Collier 19,537 14.4 sq mi (37.3 km2) Council–manager City 1925
185 Neptune Beach Duval 7,037 6.8 sq mi (17.7 km2) Council–manager City 1931
124 New Port Richey Pasco 14,911 4.6 sq mi (11.9 km2) Council–manager City 1924
96 New Smyrna Beach Volusia 22,464 30.8 sq mi (79.7 km2) Commission–manager City 1887
224 Newberry Alachua 4,301 46.0 sq mi (119.0 km2) Commission–manager City 1908
139 Niceville Okaloosa 12,749 11.3 sq mi (29.4 km2) Council–manager City 1938
395 Noma Holmes 232 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2) Mayor–council Town 1977
182 North Bay Village Miami-Dade 7,137 0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2) Commission–manager City 1945
64 North Lauderdale Broward 41,023 3.9 sq mi (10.1 km2) Commission–manager City 1963
41 North Miami Miami-Dade 58,786 10.0 sq mi (25.9 km2) Council–manager City 1926
61 North Miami Beach Miami-Dade 41,523 5.0 sq mi (13.7 km2) Council–manager City 1926
148 North Palm Beach Palm Beach 12,015 5.8 sq mi (15.0 km2) Council–manager Village 1956
42 North Port Sarasota 57,357 75.6 sq mi (195.7 km2) Commission–manager City 1959
309 North Redington Beach Pinellas 1,474 1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2) Mayor–commission Town 1953
293 Oak Hill Volusia 1,792 11.3 sq mi (29.1 km2) Mayor–commission City 1927
330 Oakland Orange 943 1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2) Commission–manager Town 1887
63 Oakland Park Broward 41,363 6.9 sq mi (17.9 km2) Commission–manager City 1929
47 OcalaCounty seat Marion 53,491 38.6 sq mi (100.1 km2) Council–manager City 1869
370 Ocean Breeze Martin 467 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2) Council–manager Town 1960
306 Ocean Ridge Palm Beach 1,541 2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2) Commission–manager Town 1931
80 Ocoee Orange 32,653 14.0 sq mi (36.4 km2) Commission–manager City 1925
207 OkeechobeeCounty seat Okeechobee 5,621 4.2 sq mi (10.8 km2) Mayor–council City 1915
132 Oldsmar Pinellas 13,591 9.7 sq mi (25.0 km2) Council–manager City 1995
123 Opa-locka Miami-Dade 15,219 4.5 sq mi (11.6 km2) Commission–manager City 1926
155 Orange City Volusia 10,599 6.2 sq mi (15.9 km2) Council–manager City 1882
173 Orange Park Clay 8,412 5.6 sq mi (14.4 km2) Council–manager Town 1879
375 Orchid Indian River 415 1.8 sq mi (4.8 km2) Council–manager Town 1965
5 OrlandoCounty seat Orange 255,483 100.6 sq mi (261.5 km2) Mayor–council City 1885
66 Ormond Beach Volusia 38,137 29.0 sq mi (75.3 km2) Commission–manager City 1880
402 Otter Creek Levy 134 1.5 sq mi (3.8 km2) Mayor–council Town 1969
69 Oviedo Seminole 36,651 15.4 sq mi (40.0 km2) Council–manager City 1925
203 Pahokee Palm Beach 5,649 5.4 sq mi (14.0 km2) Commission–manager City 1922
156 PalatkaCounty seat Putnam 10,558 7.5 sq mi (19.5 km2) Commission–manager City 1853
18 Palm Bay Brevard 104,898 66.8 sq mi (172.9 km2) Council–manager City 1960
160 Palm Beach Palm Beach 8,649 10.4 sq mi (27.0 km2) Council–manager Town 1911
54 Palm Beach Gardens Palm Beach 50,699 55.3 sq mi (143.3 km2) Council–manager City 1959
320 Palm Beach Shores Palm Beach 1,179 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2) Commission–manager Town 1951
30 Palm Coast Flagler 78,740 51.7 sq mi (133.9 km2) Council–manager City 1999
334 Palm Shores Brevard 900 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2) Mayor–council Town 1959
109 Palm Springs Palm Beach 18,928 1.7 sq mi (4.3 km2) Council–manager Village 1957
141 Palmetto Manatee 12,606 4.4 sq mi (11.5 km2) Mayor–council City 1897
95 Palmetto Bay Miami-Dade 23,410 8.8 sq mi (22.6 km2) Council–manager Village 2002
70 Panama CityCounty seat Bay 36,484 26.7 sq mi (69.1 km2) Commission–manager City 1909
147 Panama City Beach Bay 12,018 7.0 sq mi (18.2 km2) Council–manager City 1977
220 Parker Bay 4,623 2.4 sq mi (6.3 km2) Mayor–council City 1967
93 Parkland Broward 23,962 10.8 sq mi (27.9 km2) Commission–manager City 1963
355 Paxton Walton 644 4.0 sq mi (10.3 km2) Mayor–council City 1952
196 Pembroke Park Broward 6,102 1.8 sq mi (4.6 km2) Commission–manager Town 1957
10 Pembroke Pines Broward 162,329 34.4 sq mi (89.2 km2) Commission–manager City 1960
358 Penney Farms Clay 611 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2) Council–manager Town 1927
51 PensacolaCounty seat Escambia 51,923 39.7 sq mi (102.7 km2) Mayor–council City 1822
184 PerryCounty seat Taylor 7,060 9.3 sq mi (24.1 km2) Council–manager City 1903
260 Pierson Volusia 2,676 8.7 sq mi (22.7 km2) Mayor–council Town 1929
113 Pinecrest Miami-Dade 18,223 7.6 sq mi (19.6 km2) Council–manager Village 1996
53 Pinellas Park Pinellas 49,079 14.9 sq mi (38.7 km2) Council–manager City 1915
75 Plant City Hillsborough 34,721 22.7 sq mi (58.9 km2) Commission–manager City 1885
25 Plantation Broward 84,955 21.9 sq mi (56.8 km2) Mayor–council City 1953
303 Polk City Polk 1,562 0.8 sq mi (2.0 km2) Council–manager City 1925
333 Pomona Park Putnam 912 3.3 sq mi (8.6 km2) Mayor–council Town 1894
20 Pompano Beach Broward 104,410 25.8 sq mi (66.8 km2) Commission–manager City 1908
362 Ponce de Leon Holmes 598 5.0 sq mi (12.8 km2) Mayor–council Town 1963
247 Ponce Inlet Volusia 3,032 14.6 sq mi (38.0 km2) Council–manager Town 1963
44 Port Orange Volusia 56,048 26.7 sq mi (69.1 km2) Council–manager City 1867
262 Port Richey Pasco 2,671 2.7 sq mi (7.1 km2) Council–manager City 1925
239 Port St. JoeCounty seat Gulf 3,435 3.3 sq mi (8.6 km2) Commission–manager City 1913
9 Port St. Lucie St. Lucie 171,016 76.7 sq mi (198.6 km2) Council–manager City 1961
119 Punta GordaCounty seat Charlotte 17,172 18.5 sq mi (47.9 km2) Council–manager City 1900
183 QuincyCounty seat Gadsden 7,965 7.6 sq mi (19.7 km2) Commission–manager City 1828
392 Raiford Union 255 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2) Mayor–council Town 1900
357 Reddick Marion 629 1.2 sq mi (3.2 km2) Mayor–council Town 1925
312 Redington Beach Pinellas 1,427 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2) Mayor–commission Town 1944
280 Redington Shores Pinellas 2,121 1.2 sq mi (3.1 km2) Mayor–commission Town 1955
82 Riviera Beach Palm Beach 32,488 9.8 sq mi (25.5 km2) Council–manager City 1922
90 Rockledge Brevard 25,624 12.2 sq mi (31.5 km2) Council–manager City 1887
77 Royal Palm Beach Palm Beach 36,306 10.1 sq mi (26.1 km2) Council–manager Village 1959
118 Safety Harbor Pinellas 17,139 5.0 sq mi (13.0 km2) Commission–manager City 1917
321 San Antonio Pasco 1,181 1.2 sq mi (3.2 km2) Mayor–commission City 1889
46 SanfordCounty seat Seminole 56,002 22.6 sq mi (58.5 km2) Commission–manager City 1877
190 Sanibel Lee 6,469 33.2 sq mi (85.9 km2) Council–manager City 1974
50 SarasotaCounty seat Sarasota 53,326 25.9 sq mi (67.2 km2) Commission–manager City 1902
162 Satellite Beach Brevard 10,333 3.4 sq mi (8.8 km2) Council–manager City 1957
353 Sea Ranch Lakes Broward 670 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2) Mayor–council Village 1959
97 Sebastian Indian River 22,699 13.5 sq mi (35.1 km2) Council–manager City 1924
158 SebringCounty seat Highlands 10,491 11.0 sq mi (28.5 km2) Council–manager City 1924
164 Seminole Pinellas 9,862 2.7 sq mi (7.0 km2) Council–manager City 1970
284 Sewall's Point Martin 1,996 4.1 sq mi (10.7 km2) Commission–manager Town 1957
347 Shalimar Okaloosa 723 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2) Commission–manager Town 1947
278 Sneads Jackson 2,187 4.6 sq mi (12.0 km2) Council–manager Town 1894
371 Sopchoppy Wakulla 457 1.5 sq mi (3.9 km2) Mayor–council City 1955
217 South Bay Palm Beach 4,876 3.7 sq mi (9.6 km2) Commission–manager City 1941
136 South Daytona Volusia 13,221 4.9 sq mi (12.5 km2) Council–manager City 1938
150 South Miami Miami-Dade 11,657 2.3 sq mi (6.0 km2) Commission–manager City 1926
318 South Palm Beach Palm Beach 1,171 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2) Council–manager Town 1955
216 South Pasadena Pinellas 4,964 1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2) Mayor–commission City 1955
179 Southwest Ranches Broward 7,345 13.0 sq mi (33.7 km2) Mayor–council Town 2000
169 Springfield Bay 9,052 4.2 sq mi (10.7 km2) Mayor–commission City 1935
137 St. AugustineCounty seat St. Johns 13,679 10.7 sq mi (27.8 km2) Commission–manager City 1822
194 St. Augustine Beach St. Johns 6,176 1.9 sq mi (5.0 km2) Commission–manager City 1959
73 St. Cloud Osceola 35,183 9.2 sq mi (23.7 km2) Council–manager City 1911
315 St. Leo Pasco 1,340 1.9 sq mi (4.9 km2) Mayor–commission Town 1891
363 St. Lucie Village St. Lucie 604 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2) Mayor–council Town 1961
387 St. Marks Wakulla 293 1.9 sq mi (5.0 km2) Commission–manager City 1963
166 St. Pete Beach Pinellas 9,346 19.8 sq mi (51.5 km2) Commission–manager City 1957
4 St. Petersburg Pinellas 249,688 132.6 sq mi (344.7 km2) Mayor–commission City 1903
208 StarkeCounty seat Bradford 5,449 6.7 sq mi (17.3 km2) Commission–manager City 1870
120 StuartCounty seat Martin 16,078 8.5 sq mi (22.0 km2) Commission–manager City 1914
101 Sunny Isles Beach Miami-Dade 20,832 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2) Commission–manager City 1997
26 Sunrise Broward 84,439 18.4 sq mi (47.7 km2) Commission–manager City 1961
202 Surfside Miami-Dade 5,744 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2) Commission–manager Town 1935
133 Sweetwater Miami-Dade 13,575 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2) Mayor–commission City 1941
7 Tallahassee # County seat Leon 181,376 103.1 sq mi (267.0 km2) Commission–manager City 1825
39 Tamarac Broward 63,155 11.9 sq mi (30.8 km2) Commission–manager City 1963
3 TampaCounty seat Hillsborough 352,957 170.6 sq mi (441.9 km2) Mayor–council City 1855
94 Tarpon Springs Pinellas 23,484 16.8 sq mi (43.8 km2) Commission–manager City 1887
138 TavaresCounty seat Lake 12,919 7.5 sq mi (19.3 km2) Mayor–council City 1885
92 Temple Terrace Hillsborough 24,541 7.0 sq mi (18.0 km2) Council–manager City 1925
204 Tequesta Palm Beach 5,629 2.2 sq mi (5.7 km2) Council–manager Village 1957
58 TitusvilleCounty seat Brevard 43,761 26.0 sq mi (67.1 km2) Council–manager City 1887
189 Treasure Island Pinellas 6,768 5.3 sq mi (13.8 km2) Commission–manager City 1955
298 TrentonCounty seat Gilchrist 1,717 2.6 sq mi (6.7 km2) Commission–manager City 1911
243 Umatilla Lake 3,172 3.0 sq mi (7.9 km2) Council–manager City 1904
213 Valparaiso Okaloosa 5,036 12.7 sq mi (33.0 km2) Mayor–commission City 1921
103 Venice Sarasota 20,748 9.6 sq mi (25.0 km2) Council–manager City 1926
346 Vernon Washington 743 4.7 sq mi (12.2 km2) Mayor–council City 1926
117 Vero BeachCounty seat Indian River 15,749 12.9 sq mi (33.5 km2) Commission–manager City 1919
270 Virginia Gardens Miami-Dade 2,375 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2) Mayor–council Village 1947
327 Waldo Alachua 1,015 1.7 sq mi (4.5 km2) Council–manager City 1907
215 WauchulaCounty seat Hardee 5,001 2.6 sq mi (6.8 km2) Commission–manager City 1907
380 Wausau Washington 398 1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2) Mayor–council Town 1963
343 Webster Sumter 785 1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2) Mayor–commission City 1900
409 Weeki Wachee Hernando 12 1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2) Mayor–commission City 1966
351 Welaka Putnam 701 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2) Mayor–council Town 1887
43 Wellington Palm Beach 60,202 45.0 sq mi (116.6 km2) Council–manager Village 1995
112 West Melbourne Brevard 18,355 7.8 sq mi (20.3 km2) Council–manager City 1959
200 West Miami Miami-Dade 5,965 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2) Commission–manager City 1947
19 West Palm BeachCounty seat Palm Beach 102,436 58.2 sq mi (150.7 km2) Mayor–commission City 1894
127 West Park Broward 14,156 2.1 sq mi (5.4 km2) Commission–manager City 2005
34 Weston Broward 65,333 26.3 sq mi (68.1 km2) Commission–manager City 1996
388 Westville Holmes 289 7.5 sq mi (19.3 km2) Mayor–council Town 1970
285 Wewahitchka Gulf 1,981 7.4 sq mi (19.3 km2) Commission–manager City 1959
344 White Springs Hamilton 777 1.8 sq mi (4.8 km2) Council–manager Town 1885
218 Wildwood Sumter 4,791 5.2 sq mi (13.4 km2) Commission–manager City 1877
258 Williston Levy 2,768 6.1 sq mi (15.7 km2) Council–manager City 1929
151 Wilton Manors Broward 11,632 1.9 sq mi (5.0 km2) Commission–manager City 1947
268 Windermere Orange 2,462 1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2) Council–manager Town 1925
76 Winter Garden Orange 34,568 17.0 sq mi (44.0 km2) Commission–manager City 1903
78 Winter Haven Polk 33,874 25.4 sq mi (65.8 km2) Commission–manager City 1923
87 Winter Park Orange 27,852 8.7 sq mi (22.4 km2) Commission–manager City 1887
79 Winter Springs Seminole 33,282 14.4 sq mi (37.6 km2) Commission–manager City 1959
398 Worthington Springs Union 196 0.4 sq mi (0.9 km2) Mayor–council Town 1963
356 Yankeetown Levy 638 20.3 sq mi (52.6 km2) Mayor–council Town 1925
135 Zephyrhills Pasco 13,288 6.4 sq mi (16.4 km2) Council–manager City 1914
286 Zolfo Springs Hardee 1,972 1.5 sq mi (3.9 km2) Commission–manager Town 1904

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