Map of florida panhandle counties. It extends to the northwest into a panhandle extending along the northern gulf of mexico. It was named for john c. The scalable florida map on this page shows the states major roads and highways as well as its counties and cities including tallahassee the capital city and jacksonville the most populous city. As is universal in the florida panhandle a majority of calhoun countys residents remain much more attached to southern culture and lifestyle habits than is common in the central and southern regions of the.
Destin is a city located in okaloosa county florida. This detailed map of florida shows the longest coastline in the contiguous us. The eastern boundary of the area is however whimsically defined. The florida panhandle an informal unofficial term for the northwestern part of the us.
Gulf county florida gulf county is a county located in the panhandle of the us. State of florida is a strip of land roughly 200 miles 320 km long and 50 to 100 miles 80 to 161 km wide lying between alabama on the north and the west georgia on the north and the gulf of mexico to the south. History calhoun county was created in 1838. But counties always included in the florida panhandle includes bay county calhoun county okaloosa county and santa rosa county.
It is a principal city of the crestviewfort walton beachdestin florida metropolitan area. To make the most of your contributions please follow our guidelines to learn the most effective and safest ways to donate cash goods or time following a disaster. One of the best sources of early settlers of the florida panhandle is the congressional record from may 26 1824 in which claims to land in west florida are listed including names of claimants number of acres cultivated and the period of time in which the land was cultivated for each person listed. Florida is situated mostly on a large peninsula between the gulf of mexico the atlantic ocean and the straits of florida.