County Guard Commissions, 1917-1919

Counties with Active County Guards

Please note that this collection of County Guard commission records only documents County Guard activity in 30 of Florida's 67 modern counties. The explanation for the incomplete nature of this collection is twofold:

Did not exist

  • Charlotte
  • Collier
  • Dixie
  • Gilchrist
  • Glades
  • Gulf
  • Hardee
  • Hendry
  • Indian River
  • Martin
  • Sarasota
  • Union

Did not participate*

  • Baker
  • Bay
  • Bradford
  • Brevard
  • Calhoun
  • Citrus
  • Clay
  • Columbia
  • Flagler
  • Gadsden
  • Hamilton
  • Highlands
  • Holmes
  • Lafayette
  • Liberty
  • Madison
  • Monroe
  • Nassau
  • Okaloosa
  • Orange
  • Santa Rosa
  • Sumter
  • Taylor
  • Walton
  • Washington

*Since County Guards were established at the county-level through the initiative of local citizens, it is suspected that the aforementioned counties did not participate in the program.


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