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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, hiking & 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.

June 17-19, 2016: 9 to 5 Musical Production by the Spanish Trail Playhouse
Set in the late 1970's, this hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era is outrageous, thought-provoking and even a little romantic. Pushed to the boiling point, three female co-workers concoct a plan to get even with the sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot they call their boss.

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60th Annual Panhandle Watermelon Festival
June 24 & 25, 2016
Live music performances by Tracy Lawrence, Gene Watson, Dailey & Vincent, Clint Daniels, and Jeff Hyde. Lots of great food and fun!

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Spanish Trail Playhouse Announces Season 9

December 9, 2015

Chipley, FL — Chipley, FL (December 9, 2015)—After much deliberation, the Spanish Trail Playhouse, Washington County's only all-volunteer theatre, is pleased to announce the production lineup for Season 9.

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2015 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

November 5, 2015

Birmingham, AL — Sports Destination Management, the leading publication for sports event planners and tournament directors, today announced the 2015 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. This year's winners are responsible for contributing over $100 million to the national economy over the past year.

"Nominations were from an enormous variety of sports — from team to individual, across all disciplines and all levels of play," said Publisher, Fonda Johnson. The most outstanding of those received were
recognized and presented with event details in a special awards feature published in the November/December 2015 issue of Sports Destination Management. The entire article with full details on the winners listed below can also be found online by clicking here.


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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