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Sign was erected in 1923, but rotted down in about 2 years.




History

Hendry County was created in 1923. It was named for Captain Francis A. Hendry, one of the first white settlers.


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,190 square miles (3,100 km2), of which 1,153 square miles (2,990 km2) is land and 37 square miles (96 km2) (3.1%) is water.[3] The county borders Lake Okeechobee; the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail runs through Hendry County.


Adjacent counties


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