Okeechobee Okeechobee County, Florida

Okeechobee: City in Okeechobee County, Florida, United States

About

Okeechobee is a city located in the county of Okeechobee in the U.S. state of Florida. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,621 and a population density of 521 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,662 inhabitants.

The city was created 187 years ago in 1834.

Okeechobee Quick Facts

Population : 5,662 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
County : Okeechobee County
Postal code : 34972–34974
Phone Area Codes : 863
Area : 10.79 km2
Altitude : 26 feet / 8 meters
Capital city : Okeechobee is capital of Okeechobee County
Establishment : January 01, 1835 (187 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 16:38:44 (6th October 2022)
Density : 525 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.72% (2010-2020)
Okeechobee locator map
Location of Okeechobee on Florida map.
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Okeechobee City Hall
Okeechobee City Hall image

Geography

Okeechobee is located at 27°14'38"N 80°49'47"W (27.2439300, -80.8297800).

Okeechobee map

Demographics

The population of Okeechobee increased by 0.72% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,621 - census
2011 5,655 0.6% estimation process
2012 5,625 -0.53% estimation process
2013 5,573 -0.93% estimation process
2014 5,577 0.07% estimation process
2015 5,608 0.55% estimation process
2016 5,683 1.32% estimation process
2017 5,725 0.73% estimation process
2018 5,765 0.69% estimation process
2019 5,816 0.88% estimation process
2020 5,662 -2.72% estimation process

Okeechobee zip code is 34972. County name: Okeechobee, County fips: 12093

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Best Things to Do in Okeechobee

1 Lake Okeechobee Park

Rating: 4.6 (1121)

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Lake Okeechobee Park

2 Okeechobee KOA Resort

Rating: 4.3 (630)

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Okeechobee KOA Resort

3 Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

Rating: 4.8 (536)

33104 NW 192nd Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34972, United States ➦ Show Map

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Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

4 Flagler Park

Rating: 4.4 (343)

55 SE 3rd Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34974, United States ➦ Show Map

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Flagler Park

5 Arnold's Wildlife Rehab Center

Rating: 4.7 (284)

14895 NW 30th Terrace, Okeechobee, FL 34972, United States ➦ Show Map

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Arnold's Wildlife Rehab Center

Where ot Eat in Okeechobee

1 Golden Corral Buffet & Grill

Rating: 4.3 (1753)

700 S Parrott Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34974, United States ➦ Show Map

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Golden Corral Buffet & Grill

2 McDonald's

Rating: 3.3 (1625)

401 E, SW Park St, Okeechobee, FL 34972, United States ➦ Show Map

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McDonald's

3 Beef 'O' Brady's

Rating: 4.1 (849)

608 S Parrott Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34974, United States ➦ Show Map

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Beef 'O' Brady's

4 Burger King

Rating: 3.7 (595)

604 NE Park St, Okeechobee, FL 34972, United States ➦ Show Map

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Burger King

5 Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Rating: 3.7 (517)

822 NW Park St, Okeechobee, FL 34972, United States ➦ Show Map

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Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Where to Stay in Okeechobee

1 Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Lake Okeechobee

Rating: 3.9 (379)

2200 US-441 SE, Okeechobee, FL 34974, United States ➦ Show Map

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Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Lake Okeechobee

2 Hampton Inn Okeechobee - Lake Okeechobee

Rating: 4.5 (331)

1200 FL-70 east, Okeechobee, FL 34972, United States ➦ Show Map

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Hampton Inn Okeechobee - Lake Okeechobee

3 Best Western Lake Okeechobee

Rating: 3.8 (284)

3975 US-441, Okeechobee, FL 34974, United States ➦ Show Map

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Best Western Lake Okeechobee

4 Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lake Okeechobee, an IHG Hotel

Rating: 4.3 (267)

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lake Okeechobee, an IHG Hotel

5 Travelodge Suites by Wyndham Lake Okeechobee

Rating: 3.6 (221)

1527 US-441, Okeechobee, FL 34974, United States ➦ Show Map

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Travelodge Suites by Wyndham Lake Okeechobee

Other Places in Okeechobee

1 City Hall of Okeechobee

Rating: 4.8 (4)

55 SE 3rd Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34974 ➦ Show Map

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City Hall of Okeechobee

2 Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services

Rating: 5 (2)

1835 US-441, Okeechobee, FL 34974, United States ➦ Show Map

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Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services

3 Vocational Rehabilitation

209 SW Park St, Okeechobee, FL 34972, United States ➦ Show Map

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4 Agriculture Consumer Services

1055 US-98, Okeechobee, FL 34972, United States ➦ Show Map

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5 USDA Service Center

452 US-98, Okeechobee, FL 34972, United States ➦ Show Map

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People born in Okeechobee (7)

People born in Okeechobee, including politician and United States Marine Gerald B. H. Solomon, Player of and Canadian football John Grace, football player Reggie Rembert, .

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Schools in Okeechobee

College & universities near Okeechobee, FL

Code Name City ZIP
134608 Indian River State College Fort Pierce (FL) 34981-5596

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Okeechobee, FL

Code Name Address Type
OKE Okeechobee 801 North Parrott Avenue RAIL
SBG Sebring 601 East Center St RAIL
WPB West Palm Beach 201 South Tamarind Ave RAIL
DLB Delray Beach 345 South Congress Ave RAIL

Post offices near Okeechobee

Post Office Name City ZIP
Okeechob Post Office Okeechobee (FL) 34972

Other cities in Okeechobee County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Okeechobee County , FL.

City Name Population Title
Taylor Creek 4,348 Census-designated place in Okeechobee County, Florida
Cypress Quarters 1,215 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

Okeechobee distances to largest Florida cities