Citrus County is located in Central West Florida North of Tampa Bay bordering Levy, Marion, Sumter and Hernando Counties. Citrus County is home to Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park most known for its Manatees viewing.
Citrus County was established in 1887 from Hernando County and named in honor of the citrus fruit. The area was first inhabited by Native Americans who built the Crystal River Indian Mounds.
County Seat: Inverness
Localities in Citrus County, FL
Inverness Highlands North
Inverness Highlands South