Hendry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of 2000, the population was 36,210. The U.S. Census Bureau 2007 estimate for the county is 39,611 http://www. census. gov/popest/counties/tables/CO-EST2007-01-12. csv. Its county seat is La Belle. The county comprises the Clewiston, Florida, Micropolitan Statistical Area.