Dixie County

Dixie County is located in Northwest Florida in the Panhandle bordering the Gulf of Mexico and the Suwannee River and Levy, Gilchrist, Taylor and Lafayette Counties. 

Dixie County was established from Lafayette County in 1921 and named for the nickname of the South. 

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Population - 2000
13,827
Population - 2010
16,422
Population - 2015 Est
16,468
Land Area (sq mi)
705
Water Area (sq mi)
159
Total Area (sq mi)
864
Average Rainfall
58
Temperature - Average High
81
Temperature - Average Low
55

Dixie Public School District has authority over a small number of schools ranging from pre-K to twelfth grade. The school district’s mission is to provide a quality learning environment through education planning and community partnerships.

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Bob's River Place is a must go to water park if you are planning a Florida vacation during the summer. It is essentially a forest that has been decorated with ropes and platforms for 'daredevils' seeking an adrenaline rush. There are picnic tables and grills for family cook outs, volleyball nets, karaoke, log rolling, slides, and other activities that you won't find in many other places. Come visit this 'hidden gem' during the spring and summer seasons for an adventure that is sure to last a lifetime.

Dixie County offers up a bevy of water paddling options for any park goer to make a splash in. Whether on boat or on foot, the whole of Dixie is open to those who wish to find it and learn about its particular ways of getting the best out of Northwest Florida. For the little sluggers in your life, don't forget to check out the Dixie County Little League.

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