Okeechobee County and the City of Okeechobee have issued a county-wide burn ban effective immediately until further notice.  This burn ban prohibits burning of yard trash, and other types of fires such as campfires, bonfires, and burn barrels. For more information contact Okeechobee County Fire Rescue at 863-763-5544 or Okeechobee City Fire Department at 863-467-1586.

2017 Centennial


Special Events and Updates


Okeechobee County is celebrating it's Centennial 2017! 

Special Events are planned throughout this year to mark this special time in our Community's history.  The Centennial Committee meets the first Monday of every month at noon for planning and discussion.  If you would like to become a member of the Committee it is on a volunteer basis outside normal business hours. 

Contact information can be found below.

Sponsorships are available to help support the Okeechobee County Centennial Committee in making history.  To become a sponsor or for questions regarding any of the events please contact Sharie Turgeon, Facilitator at (863) 763-3959 or

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Click on the link to download the sponsor brochure and see how you can be a part of history:  CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION sponsorship brochure

 Thank you for supporting your community and making this year memorable.

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