What It's Like Living Here

Washington County is truly a visitor's oasis.


New citizens and visitors will find expanding opportunities in a growth economy as well as a safe and enjoyable environment. Growing families and visitors alike will discover a better quality of life. So, we invite you one and all to come and sit awhile and let the Washington County Love settle in; it's sure to win you over. To those of you looking for the best place to raise your children, we invite you to stay because you have found it. We have excellent schools and a quiet, family-oriented, All-American way of life. Enjoy our small towns or live in the country. Take your kids fishing or hiking or participate in school extracurricular activities. What you want you will find or you can help us create it here. For those looking to slow down a bit or even retire, we offer you the best as well. We have a good medical center with a strategic plan for near-term expansion into specialized care. We have quiet streets and quiet nights to enjoy on your porch with loved ones. Washington County Florida - A Visitors Oasis...



Things To Do


Seacrest Wolf Preserve

Seacrest Wolf Preserve offers an unforgettable, educational experience where visitors encounter wolves. This rare and immersive experience allows guests to come face to face with the Seacrest Wolf Ambassadors as they learn important scientific information about this amazing keystone species, they offer several different types of educational tours by reservation only.


Ebro Poker Room

Open year round, Ebro poker room features 25 prestigious tables in a smoke-free environment spreading games such as Texas Hold ‘em, Omaha, Omaha Hi Low, Three Card Poker, Fortune Pai Gow, Ultimate Texas Hold'em, Casino War, Caribbean Stud Bonus, Crazy Pineapple, and many more. Our array of Flat-Screens throughout the room allows you to watch live sporting events and wager on exciting horse and dog races.


Econfina Creek

Econfina Creek is a small river in the middle of Florida Panhandle. It flows through hilly country, and has sections of whitewater rapids. Much of its flow comes from springs. The river ends at Deer Point Lake, a reservoir that provides the freshwater supply for Panama City and much of Bay County.


Less Than 1 Hour From The Beaches (PCB)

No matter what kind of Panama City Beach vacation you're dreaming about, we've got you covered. Panama City Beach, named the top 3 beach in the United States by TripAdvisor, has 27-miles of beautiful beaches to choose from and you'll find a different experience at each stop along the way. Explore as much of PCB as you can. If you love long walks along the beach, you won't find a better beach for it!


Sunny Hills Golf Course

Sunny Hills Golf Club is one of Florida's best kept secrets. Located only 45 minutes north of Panama City and 12 miles south of Interstate 10, in Chipley, Florida, it is a diamond in the rough waiting to be experienced by visitors near and far. The old style course offers the perfect blend of challenge and playability.


White Double Pond Lake

Double Pond is a lake located just 13.1 miles from Chipley, in Washington County, in the state of Florida, United States, near Wausau, FL.


Washington News

Washington County, Florida was created in 1825, and was nearly twice the size of the State of Delaware, stretching all the way to the Gulf of Mexico. After a century of boundary shifts, the county, with over 382,000 acres (1,546 km2) of rolling hills covered in thick, stately pines and mixed hardwood forests, now covers a large portion of the central Florida Panhandle.


Pate Lake

Pate Lake is a lake located just 8 miles from Bonifay, in Washington County, in the state of Florida, United States, near Five Points, FL. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including catfish, crappie, carp, redear sunfish, bream/bluegill and largemouth bass here. Whether you’re spinning, baitcasting or fly fishing your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Pate Lake.


Trawick Horse Ranch

Located in one of the countrys fastest growing areas and just a short drive to some of the worlds most beautiful beaches, Trawick Ranch is only minutes from Interstate 10 and the Panama City-Bay County International Airport.