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Bonifay, Florida

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Welcome to Bonifay ...

The city of Bonifay is located in Holmes County and is the County Seat for Holmes County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Bonifay has a population of 2,722 people<1> (see below for details).

Bonifay is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Bonifay (for example, toward Chattahoochee), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Bonifay lies within the (850) area code.

The ZIP code for Bonifay: 32425<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bonifay had a population of 2,793 people (or 14.02% of the total population of Holmes County). This makes Bonifay the county's most populous community.

The population of Bonifay represents 0.01% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 254th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,793 people, the population of Bonifay decreased 31.51% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,078 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bonifay had an population of 2,722 people. This is a decrease of 2.54% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 33.25% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bonifay.

Communities near Bonifay ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Bonifay and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Alford   [Map]   475   E   18 miles [29 km]
Caryville   [Map]   278   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chipley   [Map]   3,526   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cottondale   [Map]   906   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Esto   [Map]   352   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Graceville   [Map]   2,199   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Bonifay.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bonifay. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bonifay. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bonifay.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Bonifay:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bonifay ...

Looking for more information about Bonifay? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bonifay, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bonifay.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bonifay.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bonifay - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Bonifay). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bonifay or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bonifay) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bonifay. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bonifay

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bonifay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7905, Longitude: -85.6797     [Map].

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