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Farm House in Walton County,
Walton County, FL was
created in 1824. It was named after
Colonel George Walton,
who was Secretary of West Florida
during the territorial governorship of
Andrew Jackson. He was the son of
George Walton, a former Governor of Georgia,
who was also a signer of the Declaration of
Walton county is diverse in its
It contains the highest natural point in
Florida, Britton Hill, located in northern
Walton County, near the town of Lakewood, or
2 miles southeast of Florala, Alabama.
South Walton is known for its beautiful,
white sand dune beaches, pristine blue-green
waters, and friendly fishing communities.
The county seat is the historic city of
DeFuniak Springs, located in the Florida
panhandle at the crossroads of Hwy 331S and
Interstate 10. It is home to Lake
DeFuniak, a naturally round lake with an
approximate circumference of 1 mile.
Situated around this lake are many
historical homes, churches, the Chautauqua
Hall, and the oldest continuously operating
library in the state.
DeFuniak Springs ~
Freeport ~ Paxton
Towns / Communities
Argyle - Bruce -
Eucheanna (Euchee Valley) - Glendale
- Grayton Beach - Miramar Beach -
Mossy Head - Red Bay -Santa Rosa
Beach - Seacrest - Seaside
County Seat: DeFuniak
Year Organized: 1824
Square Miles: 1,028
Estimated Population (2015): 63,508
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