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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.

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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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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July 4th: Firecracker Day Enjoy 4th of July parade at 5pm and fireworks display at dusk at the Vernon Sportsplex on Moss Hill Rd. Contact City of Vernon at (850) 535-2444 with any questions.


July 13th - August 27: Dust Bowl Exhibit Take in screenings of the Dust Bowl documentary (split between two nights), Reading of letters from Carol Henderson on her personal account of the Dust Bowl, Presentation by Mark Mauldin with Washington County IFAS on soil erosion and live musical performance featuring music by Woody Guthrie at the library.

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August 21-22: Washington County Antiques Appraisal Fair Find out how valuable your antiques are! Visit T&B Hidden Treasures at 1215 Jackson Ave.

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September 11-12: Flea Across Florida This event takes place in Dowtown Chipley.

 

 


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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