FAQs: Where is District 17 in Florida?

One of the most frequently asked questions we hear on the campaign trail is, Where is District 17? District 17 is the largest congressional district in the state of Florida and the 3rd largest congressional district in America. Our District includes over 30 different cities spanning portions of 9 different counties in the Sunshine State.

The parameters for District 17 can be confusing and in some ways it is by design. In a nutshell, District 17 spans from Lake Wales to Clewiston and then from the Sarasota area to Western areas of Lake Okeechobee. Since the 2010 Census and redistricting the demographics of the 17th District have changed. Prior to the 2010 Census District 17 was consistently represented by African American Democrats. Today District 17 is considered deeply red.

District 17 includes the following cities:

  • Arcadia
  • Avon Park
  • Bartow
  • Bowling Green
  • Bradenton
  • Buckhead Ridge
  • Cleveland
  • Clewiston
  • Cypress Quarters
  • Fort Myers
  • Fort Meade
  • Frostproof
  • Gardner
  • Immokolee
  • Labelle
  • Lake Placid
  • Lake Wales
  • Lehigh Acres
  • Limestone
  • Moore Haven
  • Myakka City
  • Nocatee
  • North Port
  • Ona
  • Osprey
  • Port Charlotte
  • Punta Gorda
  • Sebring
  • Venice
  • Wauchula
  • Zolfo Springs
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District 17 also includes portions of the following counties:

  • Charlotte County
  • Desoto County
  • Glades County
  • Hardee County
  • Highlands County
  • Lee County
  • Okeechobee County
  • Polk County
  • Sarasota County
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