Location: Walton County FL

Native American History of Walton County, Florida

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 of the county, then flows southward into Choctawhatchee Bay. The Gulf Coastal Plain...

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Walton County Florida Cemeteries

Most of these Walton County Florida cemeteries are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we provide the listing when it is only a partial listing. A complete list of available online transcriptions and gravestone photos for Walton County Florida cemeteries. Walton County Florida Cemeteries by 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...

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