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Crestview, Florida
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Welcome to Crestview ...

The city of Crestview is located in Okaloosa County and is the County Seat for Okaloosa County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Crestview has a population of 23,567 people<1> (see below for details).

Crestview is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel south from Crestview, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Crestview is located in the (850) area code.

The ZIP codes for Crestview: 32536, 32539<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Crestview had a population of 20,978 people (or 11.6% of the total population of Okaloosa County). This makes Crestview the county's most populous community.

The population of Crestview represents 0.11% of the population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 100th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 20,978 people, the population of Crestview increased 42.07% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 14,766 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Crestview had an population of 23,567 people. This is an increase of 12.34% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 59.6% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Crestview ...

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

Community   2016
Baker   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cannon Town   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Garden City   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Holt   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Laurel Hill   [Map]   588   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Milligan   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Crestview ...

While we believe that this Crestview is located in Okaloosa County, we know of another 2 Florida communities named Crestview. Those communities are located in the following counties: Miami-Dade and Walton County.

Beyond Florida, there are 35 communities that are also named Crestview - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana (2), Kentucky, Manitoba, Maryland (4), Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin (2) and Wyoming.

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

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 Crestview. 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 Crestview. 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 Crestview. Our list includes 16 papers.

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

Websites for Crestview ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crestview ...

Looking for more information about Crestview? 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 Crestview, 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 Crestview.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found 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) Crestview. 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.

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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 Crestview.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crestview - 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 Crestview). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Crestview 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Crestview. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Crestview) 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 Crestview. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Crestview

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crestview. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7583, Longitude: -86.5682     [Map].

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

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Crestview.