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Preferred Real Estate Agents in Citrus County, Florida
Citrus County is located on the West Coast of Central Florida. It includes the cities Beverly Hills, Black Diamond, Citrus Hills, Citrus Springs, Crystal River, Floral City, Hernando, Homosassa Springs, Homosassa, Inverness, Lecanto, Pine Ridge, and Sugarmill Woods. Inverness holds the title of count seat. Citrus County is known for it's Chassahowitzka River & Coastal Swamps, along with Withlacoochee State Forest, Crystal River Preserve State Park, and Flying Eagle Ranch.
In 2011 the United States Census Bureau reported a population of 140,031 and 78,423 housing units. The homeownership rate from 2006 to 2010 was 84.6% with a median value of $141,800. The average listing price for Citrus County is between $163K and $199K.
Citrus County area was originally part of Hernando County becoming it's own county in 1887. The name Citrus County comes from the county's previous abundance of citrus tress that dramatically depleted after the "Big Freeze" of 1894-1985. As a result, today most of the counties citrus is grown on one large grove, Bellamy Grove.