Sumter County is located in Central Florida bordering Marion, Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, Polk, and Lake Counties.
Sumter County was established from a portion of Mosquito (Orange) County in 1853 and named for General Thomas Sumter, a South Carolinian prominent in the Revolutionary War.
Region: Central Florida Region
Metro Area: The Villages, Florida Metro Area
County Seat: Bushnell