Starke is a city in Bradford County, Florida, United States. The population was 5,593 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 5,769 . It is the county seat of Bradford County.
Starke is located at 29°56′50″N 82°6′29″W / 29.94722°N 82.10806°W / 29.94722; -82.10806 (29.947155, -82.108113).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.7 square miles (17.2 km²), all of it land.