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Division of Community Development

Special District Accountability Program

Official List of Special Districts Online

Active Special District County Totals as of December 11, 2018

Important Note: Multicounty special districts are counted for each county covered by the special districts jurisdiction; therefore, adding the figures will not provide accurate state totals. For accurate state totals, see Special District Statewide Totals as of December 11, 2018 .

Under the appropriate function header, the list contains:

  • The name of the special district
  • The county in which it is located
  • Its dependent or independent status

Alachua - Total Active: 19


  • Single County: 15
  • Multi-County: 4
  • Independent: 9
  • Dependent: 10

Baker - Total Active: 9


  • Single County: 4
  • Multi-County: 5
  • Independent: 8
  • Dependent: 1

Bay - Total Active: 22


  • Single County: 18
  • Multi-County: 4
  • Independent: 11
  • Dependent: 11

Bradford - Total Active: 9


  • Single County: 4
  • Multi-County: 5
  • Independent: 7
  • Dependent: 2

Brevard - Total Active: 62


  • Single County: 55
  • Multi-County: 7
  • Independent: 28
  • Dependent: 34

Broward - Total Active: 95


  • Single County: 90
  • Multi-County: 5
  • Independent: 43
  • Dependent: 52

Calhoun - Total Active: 8


  • Single County: 3
  • Multi-County: 5
  • Independent: 6
  • Dependent: 2

Charlotte - Total Active: 29


  • Single County: 18
  • Multi-County: 11
  • Independent: 21
  • Dependent: 8

Citrus - Total Active: 15


  • Single County: 10
  • Multi-County: 5
  • Independent: 10
  • Dependent: 5

Clay - Total Active: 22


  • Single County: 19
  • Multi-County: 3
  • Independent: 18
  • Dependent: 4

Collier - Total Active: 49


  • Single County: 44
  • Multi-County: 5
  • Independent: 37
  • Dependent: 12

Columbia - Total Active: 8


  • Single County: 5
  • Multi-County: 3
  • Independent: 6
  • Dependent: 2

Desoto - Total Active: 8


  • Single County: 5
  • Multi-County: 3
  • Independent: 7
  • Dependent: 1

Dixie - Total Active: 10


  • Single County: 2
  • Multi-County: 8
  • Independent: 9
  • Dependent: 1

Duval - Total Active: 35


  • Single County: 29
  • Multi-County: 6
  • Independent: 21
  • Dependent: 14

Escambia - Total Active: 20


  • Single County: 14
  • Multi-County: 6
  • Independent: 12
  • Dependent: 8

Flagler - Total Active: 18


  • Single County: 15
  • Multi-County: 3
  • Independent: 14
  • Dependent: 4

Franklin - Total Active: 14


  • Single County: 9
  • Multi-County: 5
  • Independent: 10
  • Dependent: 4

Gadsden - Total Active: 11


  • Single County: 9
  • Multi-County: 2
  • Independent: 4
  • Dependent: 7

Gilchrist - Total Active: 8


  • Single County: 3
  • Multi-County: 5
  • Independent: 6
  • Dependent: 2

Glades - Total Active: 16


  • Single County: 7
  • Multi-County: 9
  • Independent: 12
  • Dependent: 4

Gulf - Total Active: 14


  • Single County: 8
  • Multi-County: 6
  • Independent: 8
  • Dependent: 6

Hamilton - Total Active: 6


  • Single County: 3
  • Multi-County: 3
  • Independent: 6
  • Dependent: 0

Hardee - Total Active: 9


  • Single County: 7
  • Multi-County: 2
  • Independent: 6
  • Dependent: 3

Hendry - Total Active: 26


  • Single County: 15
  • Multi-County: 11
  • Independent: 21
  • Dependent: 5

Hernando - Total Active: 18


  • Single County: 13
  • Multi-County: 5
  • Independent: 12
  • Dependent: 6

Highlands - Total Active: 18


  • Single County: 15
  • Multi-County: 3
  • Independent: 8
  • Dependent: 10

Hillsborough - Total Active: 160


  • Single County: 154
  • Multi-County: 6
  • Independent: 106
  • Dependent: 54

Holmes - Total Active: 8


  • Single County: 4
  • Multi-County: 4
  • Independent: 7
  • Dependent: 1

Indian River - Total Active: 18


  • Single County: 14
  • Multi-County: 4
  • Independent: 14
  • Dependent: 4

Jackson - Total Active: 12


  • Single County: 8
  • Multi-County: 4
  • Independent: 7
  • Dependent: 5

Jefferson - Total Active: 8


  • Single County: 1
  • Multi-County: 7
  • Independent: 8
  • Dependent: 0

Lafayette - Total Active: 4


  • Single County: 1
  • Multi-County: 3
  • Independent: 4
  • Dependent: 0

Lake - Total Active: 36


  • Single County: 32
  • Multi-County: 4
  • Independent: 20
  • Dependent: 16

Lee - Total Active: 97


  • Single County: 88
  • Multi-County: 9
  • Independent: 88
  • Dependent: 9

Leon - Total Active: 17


  • Single County: 14
  • Multi-County: 3
  • Independent: 9
  • Dependent: 8

Levy - Total Active: 12


  • Single County: 4
  • Multi-County: 8
  • Independent: 10
  • Dependent: 2

Liberty - Total Active: 3


  • Single County: 0
  • Multi-County: 3
  • Independent: 3
  • Dependent: 0

Madison - Total Active: 6


  • Single County: 3
  • Multi-County: 3
  • Independent: 4
  • Dependent: 2

Manatee - Total Active: 83


  • Single County: 71
  • Multi-County: 12
  • Independent: 69
  • Dependent: 14

Marion - Total Active: 26


  • Single County: 20
  • Multi-County: 6
  • Independent: 16
  • Dependent: 10

Martin - Total Active: 16


  • Single County: 11
  • Multi-County: 5
  • Independent: 10
  • Dependent: 6

Miami-Dade - Total Active: 118


  • Single County: 114
  • Multi-County: 4
  • Independent: 82
  • Dependent: 36

Monroe - Total Active: 14


  • Single County: 11
  • Multi-County: 3
  • Independent: 9
  • Dependent: 5

Nassau - Total Active: 17


  • Single County: 13
  • Multi-County: 4
  • Independent: 13
  • Dependent: 4

Okaloosa - Total Active: 33


  • Single County: 26
  • Multi-County: 7
  • Independent: 24
  • Dependent: 9

Okeechobee - Total Active: 8


  • Single County: 4
  • Multi-County: 4
  • Independent: 8
  • Dependent: 0

Orange - Total Active: 55


  • Single County: 46
  • Multi-County: 9
  • Independent: 34
  • Dependent: 21

Osceola - Total Active: 61


  • Single County: 53
  • Multi-County: 8
  • Independent: 42
  • Dependent: 19

Palm Beach - Total Active: 97


  • Single County: 87
  • Multi-County: 10
  • Independent: 63
  • Dependent: 34

Pasco - Total Active: 78


  • Single County: 72
  • Multi-County: 6
  • Independent: 68
  • Dependent: 10

Pinellas - Total Active: 41


  • Single County: 36
  • Multi-County: 5
  • Independent: 19
  • Dependent: 22

Polk - Total Active: 71


  • Single County: 68
  • Multi-County: 3
  • Independent: 46
  • Dependent: 25

Putnam - Total Active: 13


  • Single County: 8
  • Multi-County: 5
  • Independent: 7
  • Dependent: 6

Santa Rosa - Total Active: 20


  • Single County: 13
  • Multi-County: 7
  • Independent: 13
  • Dependent: 7

Sarasota - Total Active: 41


  • Single County: 29
  • Multi-County: 12
  • Independent: 26
  • Dependent: 15

Seminole - Total Active: 19


  • Single County: 14
  • Multi-County: 5
  • Independent: 8
  • Dependent: 11

St. Johns - Total Active: 50


  • Single County: 45
  • Multi-County: 5
  • Independent: 41
  • Dependent: 9

St. Lucie - Total Active: 57


  • Single County: 54
  • Multi-County: 3
  • Independent: 48
  • Dependent: 9

Sumter - Total Active: 21


  • Single County: 19
  • Multi-County: 2
  • Independent: 17
  • Dependent: 4

Suwannee - Total Active: 8


  • Single County: 5
  • Multi-County: 3
  • Independent: 4
  • Dependent: 4

Taylor - Total Active: 11


  • Single County: 5
  • Multi-County: 6
  • Independent: 8
  • Dependent: 3

Union - Total Active: 8


  • Single County: 4
  • Multi-County: 4
  • Independent: 5
  • Dependent: 3

Volusia - Total Active: 42


  • Single County: 38
  • Multi-County: 4
  • Independent: 16
  • Dependent: 26

Wakulla - Total Active: 8


  • Single County: 3
  • Multi-County: 5
  • Independent: 6
  • Dependent: 2

Walton - Total Active: 18


  • Single County: 11
  • Multi-County: 7
  • Independent: 16
  • Dependent: 2

Washington - Total Active: 7


  • Single County: 4
  • Multi-County: 3
  • Independent: 4
  • Dependent: 3