Washington County, Florida

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Washington County
Washington County Courthouse
Washington County Courthouse
Official seal of Washington County
Seal
Map of Florida highlighting Washington 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°37′N 85°40′W / 30.61°N 85.67°W / 30.61; -85.67
Country United States
State Florida
FoundedDecember 9, 1825
Named forGeorge Washington
SeatChipley
Largest cityChipley
Area
 • Total616 sq mi (1,600 km2)
 • Land583 sq mi (1,510 km2)
 • Water33 sq mi (90 km2)  5.4%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2015)
24,687
 • Density43/sq mi (17/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websitewww.washingtonfl.com

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.

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