Calhoun County, Florida

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Calhoun County
Calhoun County Courthouse in Blountstown
Calhoun County Courthouse in Blountstown
Map of Florida highlighting Calhoun County
Location within the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 30°25′N 85°12′W / 30.41°N 85.2°W / 30.41; -85.2
Country United States
State Florida
FoundedJanuary 26, 1838
Named forJohn C. Calhoun
Largest cityBlountstown
 • Total574 sq mi (1,490 km2)
 • Land567 sq mi (1,470 km2)
 • Water7.0 sq mi (18 km2)  1.22 %
 • Total13,648
 • Density25.5/sq mi (9.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

Calhoun County is a county in Florida. It is named after John C. Calhoun. He lived in South Carolina and was a member of the United States Senate. He later became the President of the United States.

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Calhoun County, Florida". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 10, 2023.