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Welcome to Wewahitchka ...
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.
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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2022