Holmes County

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

Holmes County was established in 1848 from portions of Walton and Jackson counties and named for Holmes Creek, the county's eastern boundary. Holmes is thought to be derived either from an Indian chieftain with the given name Holmes or from Thomas J. Holmes, a settler from North Carolina. 

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Holmes County School District is headquartered in Ponce Inlet, Florida and serves over 3,000 students.

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Holmes County makes a splash both literally and with its wave of activities to catch a ride on. High school sports, as well as the Wayside Rock Bottom and Middlebrooks Parks allow this close-knit area of Florida to offer a great number of sights and activities for all comers. Come and check out a few examples of what Holmes has to discover.  

The Holmes County Public Library is located in Bonifay, Florida. It is part of the Panhandle Public Library Cooperative System which also serves Calhoun and Jackson Counties.