Flagler County, is located in Florida.
As of the 2000 census, the population was 49,832. The U.S. Census Bureau 2006 estimate for the county is 83,084, its 66.7% growth since the 2000 Census making it the fastest-growing county in the United States by percentage of 2000 population. Its county seat is in Bunnell, Florida. It comprises the Palm Coast, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.
There are two defined regions of Flagler County. The area east of U.S. 1 to the coast is the most developed and is the home of several small towns and developed settled communities. The areas west of US 1 are much more rural with large areas of pine forests and agriculture. A few small settlements and communities do exist in western Flagler County.
Flagler County was created in 1917. It was named for Henry Morrison Flagler, a famous railroad builder who built the Florida East Coast Railway.
Flagler County offers the tranquility of the beaches, recreational activities such as golf, canoeing, bird watching, tennis, fishing, hiking, biking or just spending time with your family at one of many parks enjoying a picnic and taking in the natural surroundings.
Marineland the World's First Oceanarium is located in Flagler County and offers an experience of a lifetime. It is home to over 70 different marine species and has programs such as the Touch and Feed program where the dolphins will come to you letting you stroke them and treat them to their favorite fish snack.
Flagler County also offers a variety of art and cultural activities involving the Flagler Auditorium, Flagler Symphonic Society, Flagler Art League and more.
The shopping experience is abundant and varied beginning with quaint beachside shops and unique shops in the European Village in Palm Coast.