Glades County is located in West Central Florida bordering Lake Okeechobee, Hendry, Charlotte, Highlands and Okeechobee Counties.
Glades County was established in 1921 and named for the Florida Everglades. The area was first inhabited by Native Americans. The Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation is located in the northern area of the county.
Region: Southwest Florida Region
County Seat: Moore Haven