Bay County, Florida

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Bay County, Florida
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The Bay County Courthouse in March 2008
Flag of Bay County, Florida
Flag
Seal of Bay County, Florida
Seal
Location within Florida
Location within Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
FoundedApril 24, 1913
Named forSt. Andrews Bay
SeatPanama City
Largest cityPanama City
Area
 • Total1,033 sq mi (2,675 km2)
 • Land758 sq mi (1,963 km2)
 • Water275 sq mi (712 km2), 26.6%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)183,974
 • Density223/sq mi (86/km2)
Congressional district2nd
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websitewww.co.bay.fl.us

Bay County, Florida is a county in Florida.