Assessing accuracy and reliability of information is the responsibility of the user. A number of residents work at eglin air force base, as military personnel, contractors or civil service, but the lions share work south of the bay in south walton county is either in county employment, construction, or in one of the service industries associated with the tourist trade of that area real estate, hotels, restaurants, retail, etc. New listing vintage washington irvings sketch book hc includes legend of sleepy hollow. Search florida death records florida newspapers, full search 17831984, 166 titles florida obituary search, 1982current florida funeral notices. Union county 240 sq mi is the smallest county in florida. The town shouldnt have a library that is simply a collection of books upon the. Our 1996 sheriff, guy tunnell poses with his deputy, ricky plummer, in the same pose as the sheriff at left. See more ideas about bay county, panama city panama and panama. Bay high school was established in 1924 in panama city, florida. Northwest regional library system bay county public library. Flossie byrds book education in jefferson county florida in historical perspective, 1997 jefferson county retired educators association. Tommy was a high school teacher, us postal worker, school superintendent, jefferson award nominee, life member of the florida pta, sunday school teacher and historian. Brown was the first sheriff of bay county followed by charley e.
He graduated in 1992 from the university of west florida with a bachelors of arts in accounting and finance and then began an 18 year career with the florida department of law enforcement serving as a special agent investigating violent crime, major drug crimes, public integrity issues. Each of the 22 chapters, which weave together in one continuous narrative, was written especially for this volume. Bay county, florida public records directory quickly find public record sources in the largest human edited public record directory. Bay county, florida simple english wikipedia, the free. Johns county to the east all of the other counties were created from these two original florida counties the state of florida entered the union as the 27th state on march 3, 1845 florida counties today. Written to portray in general the living conditions, pioneers, settlers, community life, education, business and government as it developed over the years in bay county, florida. Picnic baskets were brought by the attendees while barbecued meats furnished by the city were served to all.
Miamidade county 2,662,874 is the most populated county in florida. By visiting the bay county official records search page for free uncertified copies. New listing 1899 at war with pontiac or the totem of the bear by. Click here map collection for a listing of maps in the local history room collection. Refine your bay county real estate search results by price, property type, bedrooms, baths and other features.
The average population of floridas counties is 280,616. No warranties, expressed or implied, are provided for the data herein, its use or interpretation. Classic revival built by smith simpkins, a lawyer who served as a jefferson county sheriff and exofficio tax collector in the 1840s. Major anglin is a graduate of florida state university and has had an extensive career in florida corrections. Sponsored by the museum of florida history, florida history day fhd is an annual, statewide activity that enhances the teaching and learning of history at middle and high school. The area we know today as bay county was indian country prior to the arrival of europeans. Find property records, vital records, inmate and court records, professional and business licenses, contractor licenses and much more. Bay county cemetery records florida select a cemetery. I the judges book is composed of stories written each week for more than two years for a local weekly newspaper, the bay county citizen. Floridas written history begins with the arrival of europeans.
It contains an inimitable history of early beginnings of coconut grove and miami. The code enforcement division enforces bay county codes and land development regulations for the unincorporated areas of bay county. The territory now included in bay county does not seem that it has been settled very early. Bay county emergency services chief mark bowen and the florida forest service, and under the authority of the ongoing hurricane michael emergency declaration, a burn ban that prohibits any outdoor activity that could cause fires in bay county. Bay county carved its place in the history books in 1961, with the landmark case of clarence earl gideon. He has written about florida for esquire and national.
Bay county is included in the panama city, florida metropolitan statistical area. Bay county historical societys history museum panama city living. Jose massalina was a free black spanish merchant marine. Coldwell banker residential real estate can help you find bay county homes for sale, condos, rentals and open houses. Florida s written history begins with the arrival of europeans. Our interactive map, bayview, lets the user access a variety of data about bay county and property within it. We have tried to ensure that the information contained in this electronic search system is accurate. It was created by the legislature of 19 out of the southern portion of washington and the peninsular portion of calhoun counties. Joseph in 1836 and made his way to red fish point to homestead. The central interior of the state is the fastest growing region, particularly the corridor along interstate 4, which connects the tampa bayst. They left behind artifacts and archeological evidence. As new tenants, the historical society of bay county museum are. Historicalbay is one of the latest additions to the galaxy of florida counties. Its county seat is panama city bay county is included in the panama city, florida metropolitan statistical area.
Florida became a territory on march 30, 1821 with two original counties, escambia county to the west and st. Liberty county 8,314 is the least populated county in florida. Populated by an abundance of wild game and fish, bay county, florida, once the home of. New listing 1899 at war with pontiac or the totem of the bear by kirk munroe. The hub of its manufacturing industries is bay city, standing at the head of the saginaw bay.
The history of bay county florida beacon learning center. The bay county fl jail is located in florida and takes in new arrests and detainees are who are delivered daily call 8507855245 for the current roster. List of books and articles about florida history online. Andrews bay during the early part of the eighteenth century, because orange and fig trees were found growing at favorable locations about the bay by the earliest settlers. A rich and lively history of florida, minus the disney gloss. If you need help using bayview please consult our howto guide pdf or contact our office directly. The rich heritage of panama city beach and communities of bay. The official records search allows you to search the entire bay county official records database for final judgments, land records, and other public documents recorded after january 1st, 1987.
History of bay county bay county lies along the saginaw bay on the central, eastern border of michigans lower peninsula, the center of a productive agricultural, fishing, and salt mine region. Guide to bay county, florida ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military. The members of the bay county historical society invited guests to the. Robert meacham, who served as a state senator from jefferson county from 18681878, founded the original church on this site. One more book, the commodores story, by munroe and gilpin, should be read by every resident of south florida. Massalina went to georgia and bought a slave wife and invited about 40 black families to join him. Genealogy trails history group, washington county, florida genealogy and history, genealogy trails accessed 04272017. The bay county jail daily population averages approximately nine hundred inmates. With over 300 photos this book captures a glimpse of history, expressions and time itself. Bay county historical society, panama city, florida. Greeting from bay county florida fcit florida center. Greek revival design with three bay portico and large masonry doric columns. The search will return a list of parties, the date the document was recorded, the type of document that was recorded, the book type, the book page.
In 1945, they established the tommy oliver memorial stadium. The territory of florida was subdivided into east florida at st. Their yearbook theme has been the pelican since its inception. Images for 34 maps are on the internet at this time. The bay county recording division presents the information on this web site as a service to the public. Law enforcement and police book offenders from bay county and nearby cities and towns. Washington county, florida genealogy familysearch wiki. Freeport began about 1830 when settlers were attracted to the natural harbor of lagrange bayou located near the eastern end of choctawhatchee bay and the mouth of the choctawhatchee river. Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data. Inspire a love of reading with prime book box for kids. Recommended to all readers interested in floridas history.
Florida joins 49 states, the district of columbia, puerto rico, american samoa, guam, and international schools in east and south asia as an. Contact us 20012009 bay county public library this page was last updated on thursday, september 02, 2010. It is thought that a few spaniards may have had their homes along st. Celebrating bays beginning pictorial history book pediment. Free family records for researching ancestry in bay county, fl. Careful study of the home region furnishes an excellent foundation for the later study of the geography, history, and government of our nation and of other nations. Joe, fl, and attended gulf coast community college. The property appraisers office does not assign addresses nor is it. Send us your comments or let us know if you have photographs you would be willing to loan. The bay county appraisers office makes every effort to produce the most accurate information possible.
Bay county lies along the saginaw bay on the central, eastern border of michigans lower peninsula, the center of a productive agricultural, fishing, and salt mine region. The other interactive maps here have been designed to bring you information on data focused to a single topic. A pictorial history of bay county, from the early 1900s to the 2000s. The state received its name from him conquistador, who called.
Pretend to sit for a moment in the family room with a good book as you. This is one of few remaining greek revival religious structures from the mid19 century in florida. Local history of northwest florida, written by tommy smith whose family moved to panama city in 1916. The property appraisers office does not assign addresses nor is it responsible for the accuracy of addresses on this site. Library service for panama city beach started in the 1960s with weekly bookmobile runs from the bay county public library in panama city. Caesars era, located on one of the keys of biscayne bay. Please click here for the 2020 florida history day state contest results. The county is best known for its white sand beaches and emerald green water, where large.
Search florida jail and inmate records through vinelink by offender id or name. Palm beach county 2,034 sq mi is the largest county in florida. Bay county, florida genealogy genealogy familysearch wiki. A delightful book outlining the history and heritage of panama city beach and the communities of bay county florida. The history of bay county from the beginning by tommy smith. Bay county recording division makes no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site or at other sites to which we link. Florida is subject to hurricanes, and the extensive development during the late 20th cent.
The bay county sheriffs office jail division is the largest division of the bay county sheriffs office and is commanded by major rick anglin. Find us florida history day museum of florida history 500 s. The first county courthouse and jail was located on one of the piers at the foot of harrison. Please call us at 8502488290 between 8am and 5pm, monday through friday. Wikipedia contributors, washington county, in wikipedia. The nativity of bay county was fittingly honored by a celebration in the city park, now known as mckenzie park.
Bay county is a county on the gulf coast in northwestern florida. Its building contained one office, twelve classrooms, and an auditorium during its opening. Doc daffin who held office from 1952 1971 dying of a stroke while sheriff. The history of florida can be traced to when the first native americans began to inhabit the peninsula as early as 14,000 years ago.
On july 1, 19, bay county was created by the legislature from portions of washington, calhoun and walton counties. Landmark web official records search bay county clerk of. The new history of florida, the first comprehensive history of the state to be written in a quarter of a century, is the culmination of the most recent and significant work from a galaxy of specialists. Grand opening of bay county history museum panama city living. Gideon robbed a bay harbor pool room and, when brought to trial, requested to be accompanied by counsel. In the winter time the bookmobile was jammed with snowbirds looking forward to their weekly reads.48 964 354 90 701 269 277 114 1023 599 1590 607 247 498 648 759 970 150 897 1107 924 553 20 738 1268 306 1108 488 493 227 1430 242 414 960 1276