Suwannee County, Florida|
Suwannee County is a county located in the state of Florida. The U.S. Census Bureau 2016 estimate for the county is 44,349. Its county seat is Live Oak.
Suwannee County was created in 1858. It was named after the Suwannee River, which forms the county's northern, western, and much of its southern border. The word "Suwannee" may either be a corruption of the Spanish San Juan ("Saint John") or from the Cherokee sawani ("echo river").