Location: Walton County FL

Native American History of Walton County, Florida

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Walton County is located in northwestern Florida and stretches between the Alabama State Line and Gulf of Mexico.   The county seat and largest city in the county is DeFuniak Springs.  Its northwestern boundary is Covington County, AL. Its northeastern boundary is Geneva County, AL.  To the east is Holmes and Washington Counties, FL; to the west is Okaloosa County, FL and the southeast, is Bay County, FL.  Walton County was created in 1824 by the territorial government. It was named for George Walton, Secretary of the Florida territory from 1821 to 1826.  Much of the southwestern portion of the county is occupied by Eglin Air Force Base. Geology and Hydrology of Walton County Much of the southern half of Walton County is characterized by bays, bayous, tidal creeks, tidal marshes, sinkholes, freshwater lakes and freshwater swamps. However, elevations increase significantly in the northern half of the county.  Britton Hill, in the northern half, is the highest point in Florida. It has a peak elevation of 345 feet (105 m.) The Choctawhatchee River flows through the eastern edge of Walton County and then into Gulf of Mexico at Choctawhatchee Bay.  The Shoal River begins in the northeastern corner of the county then flows westward into Okaloosa County. East Juniper, Rock, and  Alagua Creeks begin in the center...

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Walton County Florida Cemetery Records

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Florida Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Florida county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Hosted at Walton County, Florida USGenWeb Archives Darlington Methodist Church Cemetery Dead River Cemetery Eglin Air Force Base Euchee Valley Presbyterian Church Cemetery A – L Euchee Valley Presbyterian Church Cemetery M – Z Gaskin First Baptist Church Cemetery Limestone Community Cemetery Miller Community Cemetery Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church Cemetery Red Bay Cemetery Hosted at Walton County Florida FLGenWeb Caney Creek Cemetery Crowder Cemetery Darlington Baptist Cemetery Darlington Methodist Cemetery Flowerview Cemetery Gaskin Cemetery Gaskin Pentecostal Cemetery Glendale Presbyterian Cemetery Gum Creek Cemetery Limestone Baptist Cemetery Limestone Community Cemetery Miller Cemetery Natural Bridge Cemetery New Harmony Cemetery Oak Grove Cemetery Piney Grove Cemetery Pleasant Ridge Cemetery Ray Cemetery Red Bay Cemetery Hosted at Grandpa’s Silver Trunk Caney Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Darlington Baptist Church Cemetery Darlington Methodist Church Cemetery Gaskin Community Cemetery Gaskin Pentecostal (Rabbit Head) Church Cemetery Limestone Community Cemetery Natural Springs Cemetery Oak Grove Cemetery...

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