Fort Walton Beach, Florida

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
City
City of Fort Walton Beach
Fort Walton Beach City Hall, September 2014
Fort Walton Beach City Hall, September 2014
Flag of Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Flag
Official seal of Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Seal
Nickname(s): "The Emerald Coast", "The Camellia City", "The Sonic City"[N 1]
Motto(s): "A City On The Move!"
Location in Okaloosa County and the state of Florida
Location in Okaloosa County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 30°25′13″N 86°37′0″W / 30.42028°N 86.61667°W / 30.42028; -86.61667Coordinates: 30°25′13″N 86°37′0″W / 30.42028°N 86.61667°W / 30.42028; -86.61667
Country  United States of America
State  Florida
County Okaloosa
Incorporated (city) 1941
Government
 • Mayor Richard Rynearson
 • Councilman Nic Allegretto
 • Councilman Mike Holmes
 • Councilwoman Amy Jamieson
 • Councilwoman Diane Keller
Area[1]
 • Total 8.31 sq mi (21.52 km2)
 • Land 7.52 sq mi (19.48 km2)
 • Water 0.79 sq mi (2.04 km2)
Elevation 7 ft (2 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 19,507
 • Estimate (2016) 21,971
 • Density 2,921.29/sq mi (1,127.96/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 32547-32549
Area code(s) 850
FIPS code 12-24475[2]
GNIS feature ID 0282710[3]
Website http://www.fwb.org

Fort Walton Beach is a city in Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. As of 2005, the population is estimated to be 19,817.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 7, 2017. 
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. https://www.census.gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2004-04-12.xls Archived 22 July 2007 at WebCite

Notes

  1. Archaic, used from the 1950s to 1970s.

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