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Hawaii County, Hawaii

US county information
NameHawaii County
Largest cityHilo
US Area
Total Area5086.70 sq mi (13174.6 km2)
Land Area4028.02 sq mi (10432.6 km2)
Water Area1058.69 sq mi (2742 km2)
Population185079 (2010)
Density17.7/km2 (45.8/sq mi)
Congressional district2nd
Time zoneHawaii

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Hawai i County is a county located in the U.S. state of Hawaii in the Hawaiian Islands. It is coterminous with the Island of Hawai i, often called the "Big Island" to distinguish it from the state as a whole. As of the 2010 Census the population was 185,079. The county seat is Hilo. There are no incorporated cities in Hawai i County (see Hawaii Counties). The Hilo Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Hawai i County. Hawai i County has a mayor-council form of government.

Hawaii County is one of seven US counties to share its name with its state (the others are Arkansas County, Idaho County, Iowa County, New York County, Oklahoma County, and Utah County).

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