Washington County, Florida

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Washington County, Florida
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Washington County Courthouse
Seal of Washington County, Florida
Location within Florida
Location within Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
FoundedDecember 9, 1825
Named forGeorge Washington
Largest cityChipley
 • Total616 sq mi (1,595 km2)
 • Land583 sq mi (1,510 km2)
 • Water33 sq mi (85 km2), 5.4%
Population (est.)
 • (2015)24,687
 • Density43/sq mi (17/km2)
Congressional district2nd
Time zoneCentral: 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.

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