Volusia County Courthouse
Volusia County Courthouse in DeLand

Volusia County is located in northeastern Florida along the Atlantic Coast. This is where you'll find Daytona Beach (arguably the most famous beach on Earth) and the equally famous Daytona International Speedway.

Volusia County contains 1,103 square miles of land area and 329 square miles of water surface. The county seat is DeLand.

Volusia County is crossed north/south by Interstate 95 and US Highway 1. This is also where Interstate 4 arrives fom the southwest and merges with Interstate 95.

Volusia County was named for the port of Volusia (on the St. Johns River) when the county was formed in 1854.

Most of Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge and the northern half of Canaveral National Seashore are in Volusia County. The southern terminus of the A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway is in Flagler Beach. Ormond Beach is home to the Ormond Scenic and Historic Loop Trail.