Washington County

Washington County is located in Northwest Florida in the Panhandle bordering Walton, Holmes, Jackson and Bay County. 

Washington County was established from a portion of Escambia County in 1825 and named for George Washington, first President of the U.S.

Washington County Florida Image Map
Population - 2000
20,973
Population - 2010
24,896
Population - 2015 Est
24,975
Land Area (sq mi)
583
Water Area (sq mi)
33
Total Area (sq mi)
616
Average Rainfall
66
Temperature - Average High
81
Temperature - Average Low
53

The Florida Caverns are the only above ground cavern in all of Florida accessible to tourists - and for the only cave in Florida, they are absolutely amazing. The park itself is massive and contains caves, beautifully diverse trails, and even a small yet deep spring that is available to swim in. 

June 23-24, 2017

Location: Pals Park in Chipley, Florida

A huge lineup of musical performances, lots of great food, the Hot Trot, parade, arts and crafts, rides, pageant and so much more.

Washington County School District is located in the rural Northwest Florida. There are approximately 3,400 students that are enrolled in the district’s 6 public schools. The schools are located in two towns, Chipley and Vernon. Both towns are spread out from each other and contain several small communities.