Gilchrist County, Florida
Gilchrist County Courthouse in Trenton
- Cities & Towns:
- Fanning Springs
Gilchrist County is located in north central Florida. Named for Albert W. Gilchrist (Governor of Florida from 1909 to 1913) and officially founded on December 4, 1925, Gilchrist County now contains 348 square miles of land area and 7 square miles of water surface. The county seat is Trenton.
The residents of Gilchrist County are proud of the fact that there is only one stop light in the entire county. Gilchrist County is also the last county to be formed in Florida.
Private Sector, wages or salary: 64%
Government Sector: 25%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 10%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 49 People per Square Mile
Median Resident Age: 35.4 Years
Cost of Living Index for Gilchrist County: 82.7
Median Household Income: $34,950
Median Home Value: $145,400
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