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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 620 square miles (1,607 kmÂ²). 255 square miles (661 kmÂ²) of it is land and 365 square miles (946 kmÂ²) of it (58.86%) is water. Most of the county is flat and coastal. Sea level is the lowest point; the highest elevation is found at three areas in Belleplain State Forest in the county's northern corner which are approximately 60 feet (18.2 m) above sea level.