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Sopchoppy, Florida

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Welcome to Sopchoppy ...

The city of Sopchoppy is located in Wakulla County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sopchoppy has a population of 489 people<2> (see below for details).

Sopchoppy was established in 1894.

The community of Sopchoppy is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Sopchoppy lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Sopchoppy (for example, toward Wewahitchka), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The area code for Sopchoppy: (850)

The ZIP code for Sopchoppy: 32358<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sopchoppy had an population of 489 people. This is an increase of 7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.79% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sopchoppy had a population of 457 people. This makes Sopchoppy the county's most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 457 people, the population of Sopchoppy increased 7.28% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 426 people).

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

Communities near Sopchoppy ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sopchoppy.

  • Carrabelle [Franklin County]
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    • Carrabelle [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Sopchoppy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,832 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrabelle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrabelle<6>
  • Saint Marks [Wakulla County]
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    • Saint Marks [Wakulla County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Sopchoppy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 333 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Marks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Marks<6>
  • Panacea [Wakulla County]
  • Saint Teresa [Franklin County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Crawfordville [Wakulla County]
    • Lanark Village [Franklin County]
    • Wakulla Springs [Wakulla County]
    • Woodville [Leon County]
    • Central City [Liberty County]
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      • Central City [Liberty County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the west of Sopchoppy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central City
    • Telogia [Liberty County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sopchoppy. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sopchoppy.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sopchoppy. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Sopchoppy.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sopchoppy. See our Newspapers Page for Sopchoppy.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sopchoppy ...

Looking for more information about Sopchoppy? 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 Sopchoppy, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sopchoppy.

Adding Sopchoppy to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sopchoppy in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Sopchoppy was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Sopchoppy in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sopchoppy on our Genealogy Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Wakulla, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sopchoppy.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sopchoppy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Sopchoppy). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sopchoppy or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sopchoppy) 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 Sopchoppy. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SopchoppyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sopchoppy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0613, Longitude: -84.4916    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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