Washington County, Florida
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|Washington County, Florida|
Washington County Courthouse
Location in the U.S. state of Florida
Florida's location in the U.S.
|Founded||December 9, 1825|
|Named for||George Washington|
|• Total||616 sq mi (1,595 km2)|
|• Land||583 sq mi (1,510 km2)|
|• Water||33 sq mi (85 km2), 5.4%|
|• Density||43/sq mi (17/km2)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC−6/−5|
Washington County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida. It was formed on July 21, 1821. As of 2000, 20,973 people lived there. Washington County's seat is Chipley. The county is a dry county which means alcoholic drinks cannot be sold.