County Profile

  • Quality of Life

    From historic neighborhoods and secluded rural living to a view of the beach and the golf course, Walton County has it all.  Historic homes in small cities provide access to all necessities and a casual pace of life.  Planned communities have proliferated...

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  • Demographics

    Walton is one of the fastest growing counties in the United States.  Its population grew more than 30 per cent between the censuses of 2000 and 2010, when it stood at 55,043.  The surge of new development following the recent recession, coupled with military deployments at Eglin Air For...

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  • HealthCare

    Two major medical complexes serve the residents and businesses of Walton County. Healthmark Regional Medical Center is located just south of DeFuniak Springs and serves the northern and central portions of Walton County.  Sacred Heart Medical Center of the Emerald Coast is situated in Santa ...

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  • Education

    Primary & Secondary

    For the seventh time, the Florida State Board of Education recognized the Walton County School District as an "academically high performing school district." Only 14 districts statewide met the requirements for this designation. Te...

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