Chipley, Fl 32428
Phone: 850-638-6200 Fax:850-638-6106
Washington County is a rural county that covers approximately 391,040 acres, of which 16,448 are fresh water and 374,592 are land. The population is more than 25,000. The county is found in Northwest Florida, about 50 miles north of Panama City and midway between Pensacola and Tallahassee. Main roads serving the county are I-10, State Roads 77, 79, 20 and US 90. Jackson County, Holmes County, Walton County and Bay County border the county. The county seat is Chipley. The CSX Railroad System runs through Chipley and provides rail service to the area. Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP), and Dothan Municipal Airport provides commercial air service. The Tri-County Airport provides small terminal facilities for light general aviation services.
Much of Washington County is uninhabited, with most of the population residing in or around Chipley, Caryville, Ebro, Sunny Hills Vernon, Wausau, and other developments around the county's many lakes.
The climate in Washington County is humid subtropical with 71 inches of annual rainfall distributed throughout the year. The average temperature is about 66 degrees Fahrenheit. The average minimum for January is 42 degrees Fahrenheit and average maximum for July is 91 degrees.
Washington County is centrally located in the Florida Panhandle providing both residents and guests with an array of choices in shopping, church activities, dining, recreational, and employment opportunities. Excellent schools and medical facilities are available. Parks and recreational areas abound in the area. All of this while still retaining the charm of small town and rural living. It is a great place to visit and an excellent place for a family-oriented lifestyle.
This site created by:
Washington County Computer Dept.
This page last updated:
Friday February 28, 2014