A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Chipley, Florida

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other FL

The location of Chipley

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
Click here for an interactive map for Chipley
and the surrounding area.
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
The Commemorative Quarter for Florida

Welcome to Chipley ...

The city of Chipley is located in Washington County and is the County Seat for Washington County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Chipley has a population of 3,580 people<1> (see below for details).

Chipley is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Chipley is located in the (850) area code.

The ZIP code for Chipley: 32428<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chipley had a population of 3,605 people (which is 14.48% of the total population of Washington County). This makes Chipley the county's most populous community.

The population of Chipley represents 0.02% of the population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 237th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,605 people, the population of Chipley has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,592 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Chipley had an population of 3,580 people. This is a decrease of 0.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.33% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Chipley ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Chipley and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016
Madrid (AL)   [Map]   338   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Alford   [Map]   466   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bonifay   [Map]   2,750   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Caryville   [Map]   281   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cottondale   [Map]   896   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Esto   [Map]   357   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Chipley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Chipley - they are located in Georgia and Texas (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Chipley.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Chipley. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Chipley. 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 Chipley. Our list includes 6 papers.

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

Websites for Chipley ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chipley ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Chipley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Chipley.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Chipley. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Florida

About Washington County

About Florida

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chipley:

The official website for Washington County:

The official website for State of Florida:

Footnotes ...

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

- Return to Citation

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

- Return to Citation

<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 Chipley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chipley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

- Return to Citation

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chipley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7796, Longitude: -85.5384     [Map].

- Return to Citation

<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

- Return to Citation

For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Chipley.