County seat: Brooksville. Also home to Weeki Wachee Spring underwatertourist attraction.
Size: 312,320 acres, 494 square miles. 18 miles long, 38 miles wide.
Land uses Recreation/conservation: 65,545 acres.
Agriculture: 64,760 acres.
Mining: 18,810 acres.
Sources: Gulf Soil and Conservation Service, Florida Division of Forestry, Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission