Citrus County was created in 1887. It was named for the county's citrus trees. Citrus production declined dramatically after the "Big Freeze" of 1894-1895.
Citrus County, Florida|
Citrus County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. The U.S. Census Bureau 2005 estimate for the county is 134,370. Its county seat is Inverness.