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Time Zone: Walton County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of De Funiak Springs is the Seat for Walton County.

Walton County was founded December 29, 1824 and was created by taking area from JacksonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Walton had a population of 55,105 people. This is an increase of 35.72% since the last Census (which gave a population of 40,601 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Walton represented 0.25% of the total population of Florida, making it the state's 43rd most populous county (out of 67 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201055,043+35.57%-0.11% since 2009
200955,105+35.72%+2.2% since 2008
200853,920+32.8%+2.38% since 2007
200752,664+29.71% 
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200040,601The Last Census

More information can be found on the Walton County Census Page for Walton County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Walton County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Walton County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
De Funiak Springs   5,1225,0890.65% increase  
Freeport   1,7961,19050.9% increase  
Paxton   82565625.76% increase  

Websites for Walton County

Official Website:   www.co.walton.fl.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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