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

The community of Chipley is the Seat for Washington County.

Washington County was founded December 9, 1825. Washington was created by taking area from Jackson and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Washington had a population of 23,916 people. This is an increase of 14.03% since the last Census (which gave a population of 20,973 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Washington represented 0.13% of the total population of Florida, making it the state's 53rd 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
201024,896+18.71%+4.1% since 2009
200923,916+14.03%-0.33% since 2008
200823,994+14.4%+4.86% since 2007
200722,883+9.11% 
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200020,973The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Chipley   3,7663,5924.84% increase  
Vernon   7817435.11% increase  
Wausau   4213985.78% increase  
Ebro   2692507.6% increase  
Caryville   2342187.34% increase  

Websites for Washington County

Official Website:   www.washingtonfl.com/

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Footnotes ...

<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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