Washington County, Florida

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Washington County, Florida
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Washington County Courthouse
Seal of Washington County, Florida
Seal
Map of Florida highlighting Washington County
Location in the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location in the U.S.
Founded December 9, 1825
Named for George Washington
Seat Chipley
Largest city Chipley
Area
 • Total 616 sq mi (1,595 km2)
 • Land 583 sq mi (1,510 km2)
 • Water 33 sq mi (85 km2), 5.4%
Population (est.)
 • (2015) 24,687
 • Density 43/sq mi (17/km2)
Congressional district 2nd
Time zone Central: UTC−6/−5
Website www.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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