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Welcome To Washington County!

Located in the heart of the Florida Panhandle, Washington County encompasses 580 square miles including the communities of
Chipley and Vernon, Ebro, Wausau, Caryville, New Hope, Sunny Hills, Five Points, Greenhead, Redhead, and Hinsons Crossroads. Washington County is within easy access on Interstate 10 to Tallahassee and Pensacola and Highway 231 to Panama City and Dothan, Alabama. 

Visitors to the Washington County can enjoy beautiful scenery and a wide range of outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, boating, canoeing, camping, horseback riding, motorcycle riding and golfing. 

The county also hosts pleasurable events throughout the year, drawing in visitors from around the state of Florida, Georgia and Alabama.

2015 Panhandle Watermelon Festival
June 26th & 27th




Spend the day enjoying a multitude of activities. The festival brings in the morning with a parade through downtown then moves to the Agricultural Center on Highway 90. At the Agricultural Center, experience all that the festival has to offer. There is watermelon auction and vendors and kids games and rides at the Ag Center along with the musical entertainment on Friday night and on Saturday afternoon.

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Press Releases


Spanish Trail Playhouse Announces Open Auditions for "OKLAHOMA":
The Spanish Trail Playhouse will hold open auditions for the hit Broadway musical, OKLAHOMA on Monday & Tuesday, April 6 & 7, 2015 beginning at 6pm nightly.

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Spanish Trail Playhouse Announces Open Children's Auditions for "OKLAHOMA": The Spanish Trail Playhouse will hold children's open auditions for the hit Broadway musical, OKLAHOMA on Sunday, April 12, 2015 (2pm-5pm). Director Kevin Russell will be casting 8 children, ages 7-12, to fill various small roles.

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May 17th: Holmes Creek Clean Up Join us for a day of cleaning up Holmes Creek. Free canoe rentals from Old Cypress Canoes or Snaggy Bend Outfitters! What a fun way to keep our area beautiful!

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May 29th & 30th: Choctawhatchee Catfish Round-Up Tournament Tournament takes place at the Choctawhatchee River at the Caryville Landing. Prizes given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in addition to total poundage of flathead.

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June 11th - 14th: "Oklahoma" Production Spanish Trail Playhouse presents the Broadway musical "Oklahoma". The play is set in a Western Indian Territory just after the turn of the century, the high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the colorful background against which Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story!

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June 26th - 27th: Watermelon Festival Spend the day enjoying a multitude of activities. The festival brings in the morning with a parade through downtown then moves to the Agricultural Center on Highway 90.

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Washington County Tourist Development Council
672 5th Street  | P.O. Box 450  |  Chipley, Florida  32428
Phone: (850) 638-6013  |  Fax: (850) 638-8770

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