Washington County

Washington County is located in Northwest Florida in the Panhandle bordering Walton, Holmes, Jackson and Bay County. 

Washington County was established from a portion of Escambia County in 1825 and named for George Washington, first President of the U.S.

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The Florida Caverns are the only above ground cavern in all of Florida accessible to tourists - and for the only cave in Florida, they are absolutely amazing. The park itself is massive and contains caves, beautifully diverse trails, and even a small yet deep spring that is available to swim in. 

Washington County School District is located in the rural Northwest Florida. There are approximately 3,400 students that are enrolled in the district’s 6 public schools. The schools are located in two towns, Chipley and Vernon. Both towns are spread out from each other and contain several small communities.

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Visit the live ancestors of man's best friend at Seacrest Wolf Preserve! 

Family owned and operated winery that specializes in port and vinifera wines. They have different kinds of grapes growing in the vineyard including muscadine. 

With a number of Youth Sports options, Holmes Creek, and Falling Waters State Park, Washington County has a number of places to visit and an even larger number of activities to try. Read on to learn more about a few of these and to whet your appetite for the outdoors of Florida's panhandle.