Wakulla County is located in Northwest Florida in the Panhandle bordering the Gulf of Mexico and Franklin, Liberty, Leon, and Jefferson Counties.
Wakulla County was established from a portion of Leon County in 1843. Wakulla, also the name of an enormous spring and river in the county, is probably of Indian derivation. It may contain the word kala, meaning “spring of water” in some Indian dialects or wahkola, meaning “loon” in Hitchiti, a language of the Creek Indians.
Region: Northwest Florida Region
Metro Area: Tallahassee, Florida Metro Area
County Seat: Crawfordville