- Martin County was founded in 1925 and named for John W. Martin, Governor of Florida from 1925 to 1929.
- The City of Stuart is the County seat and the County is home to four incorporated towns and nine other named places
- In 2010 the County had a population of 146,318 people
- Martin County is over 750 square miles with 22 miles of beaches
- Canals in Martin County cross from Lake Okeechobee to the Atlantic