Northwest of Orlando is Sumter County Florida. It is called the Crossroads of Central Florida. Outdoor activities include fishing on Lake Panasoffkee, kayaking on the Withlacoochee River, and golfing year round on 20 plus public golf courses.
One of the largest planned retirements communities, The Villages, has 75,000 residents and is located in Sumter County and several surrounding counties. The county seat is Bushnell in Sumter County Florida.
Sumter County Table of Contents
Sumter County Map
This map of Sumter County shows the county seat of Bushnell, the city of Wildwood, and interstate 75, which goes through the center of the county.
Sumter County is a total of 580 square miles (546 square miles of land and 35 square miles of water.)
Sumter County is bordered by six other Florida counties:
- Marion County to its North
- Lake County to its East
- Polk County to its Southeast
- Pasco County to it Southwest
- Citrus County to its West
- Hernando County to its West
Area Codes and Zip Codes for Sumter County
The area code for Sumter County is 352.
Cities in Sumter County Florida
- City of Bushnell
- City of Center Hill
- City of Coleman
- City of Webster
- City of Wildwood
- Lake Panasoffkee
- The Villages
- St. Catherine
- Croom a Coochee