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Welcome to Wewahitchka ...

The city of Wewahitchka is located in Gulf County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wewahitchka has a population of 2,108 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Wewahitchka.

Wewahitchka is near sea level<3>.

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

Note: While Wewahitchka is in the Central Time Zone, the area just to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Wewahitchka: (850)

The ZIP codes for Wewahitchka: 32449, 32465<4>

Websites for Wewahitchka ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.gulfcountychamberofcommerce.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Wewahitchka, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wewahitchka had an population of 2,108 people. This is an increase of 6.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.42% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wewahitchka had a population of 1,981 people (or 12.49% of the total population of Gulf County). This makes Wewahitchka the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Wewahitchka represents 0.01% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 284th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,981 people, the population of Wewahitchka increased 15.04% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,722 people).

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

Communities near Wewahitchka ...

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

  • Mexico Beach [Bay County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mexico Beach
    • Mexico Beach [Bay County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Wewahitchka
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,102 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mexico Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mexico Beach<6>
  • Kinard [Calhoun County]
  • Marysville [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marysville
    • Marysville [Calhoun County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Wewahitchka
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marysville
  • Sumatra [Liberty County]
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    • White City [Gulf County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White City
      • White City [Gulf County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Wewahitchka
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White City
    • Estiffanulga [Liberty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Estiffanulga
      • Estiffanulga [Liberty County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Wewahitchka
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Estiffanulga have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Estiffanulga
    • Central City [Liberty County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central City
      • Central City [Liberty County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Wewahitchka
      • 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
    • Port Saint Joe [Gulf County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Saint Joe
      • Port Saint Joe [Gulf County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the south of Wewahitchka
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,508 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Saint Joe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Saint Joe<6>
    • Callaway [Bay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Callaway
      • Callaway [Bay County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the west of Wewahitchka
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,683 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Callaway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Callaway<6>
    • Clarksville [Calhoun 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 Wewahitchka. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wewahitchka.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wewahitchka. 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 Wewahitchka.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wewahitchka ...

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

Adding Wewahitchka to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Wewahitchka 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 Wewahitchka was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Wewahitchka on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Florida (1956).

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wewahitchka. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Gulf County: www.gulfcountygovernment.com/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Gulf, 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 Wewahitchka.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wewahitchka - 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 Wewahitchka). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wewahitchka 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 from Point A (ie- Wewahitchka) 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 Wewahitchka. 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 WewahitchkaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wewahitchka. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.1127, Longitude: -85.2003    
<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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