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Okeechobee Police Department

55 SE 3rd Ave,
Okeechobee, FL, 34974

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The city of Okeechobee encompasses the following counties:  Okeechobee. Okeechobee's government type is Council-Mayor. It is comprised of the Mayor, who is currently James E. Kirk.

Okeechobee encompasses land area: 4.1 sq mi (10.7 km2), water area: 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.96%. The elevation is 26 ft (8 m) above sea level. This equates to a population density of 1,377.14/sq mi (503.1/km2). The local time zone is Eastern (EST) (UTC-5).

Zip codes in Okeechobee include 34972-34974. Local area codes are 863. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 12-51200, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at http://www.cityofokeechobee.com.

Okeechobee is a city in Okeechobee County, Florida, United States. The population was 5,376 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau is 5,784. It is the county seat of Okeechobee County. The Speckled Perch Festival is held annually in honor of the most famous fish of Lake Okeechobee. This area was the site of the worst effects of the 1928 Okeechobee Hurricane, the first recorded Category 5 hurricane in the North Atlantic and still one of the deadliest hurricanes ever to strike the US.

Okeechobee is serviced by the Okeechobee County Airport (IATA: OBE, ICAO: KOBE).

Okeechobee is located at 27°14′N 80°50′W (27.2416, -80.8332) just north of Lake Okeechobee.