Washington County Courthouse
Washington County Courthouse

Washington County is located in Florida's panhandle. Washington County was created in 1825 and contains 580 square miles of land area with another 36 square miles in water surface. The county seat is Chipley. Washington County is named after George Washington. Interstate 10 crosses the county east/west.

Washington County has a history of Native American occupation stretching back thousands of years. Several Native American Mounds from the days of the Mississippian/Mound Builder culture have been discovered.