Union County Courthouse
Union County Courthouse in Lake Butler

Union County is located in northeastern Florida. Union County was formed from part of Bradford County in 1921. Union County contains 240 square miles of land area and 9 square miles of water surface, making Union County the smallest county in Florida. The county seat is Lake Butler.

Union County is home to Florida's Union Correctional Institution, a maximum-security prison that is home to part of Florida's "Death Row." It also looks like a significantly large proportion of the population is employed by the state...