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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] &gt; [[Florida|Florida]] &gt; Walton County'' <br>
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Walton County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption FLGenWeb Project
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[https://sites.google.com/a/flgenweb.net/walton/home Walton County FLGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = Fl-washington.png
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| state = Florida
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| founded year = 1824
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| founded date = December 29
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| seat wl = De Funiak Springs
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Florida]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Walton_County,_Florida|Walton County]]''  
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== Quick Dates  ==
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Walton County's civil records start the following years:
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|-
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Washington County, Florida#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Washington County, Florida#Court|Court]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Washington County, Florida#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | [[Washington County, Florida#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Washington County, Florida#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1885&nbsp;
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1886&nbsp;
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | &nbsp;1830
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1886&nbsp;
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1882&nbsp;
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:{{FLWaltonCourthouse}}]]&nbsp;
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[http://clerkofcourts.co.walton.fl.us/ Walton County Courthouse]<br>571 East Nelson Ave <br>PO Box 1260<br>De Funiak Springs, FL 32433-0000<br>Phone: 850-892-8118
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CLerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1885, probate records from 1882, divorce, court and land records, newspaper records from 1905.<br>County Health Department has birth and death records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Walton County, Florida Page 137 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1824--'''Walton County was created 29 December 1824&nbsp;from Escambia County.&nbsp; '''County seat:'''&nbsp;De Funiak Springs <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1824--'''Walton County was created 29 December 1824&nbsp;from [[Escambia County, Florida|Escambia]] County.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;De Funiak Springs <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Bay_County,_Florida|Bay]]
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*[[Bay County, Florida|Bay]]  
*[[Covington_County,_Alabama|Covington County, Alabama]]
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*[[Covington County, Alabama|Covington County, Alabama]]  
*[[Geneva_County,_Alabama|Geneva County, Alabama]]
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*[[Geneva County, Alabama|Geneva County, Alabama]]  
*[[Holmes_County,_Florida|Holmes]]  
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*[[Holmes County, Florida|Holmes]]  
*[[Okaloosa_County,_Florida|Okaloosa]]  
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*[[Okaloosa County, Florida|Okaloosa]]  
*[[Washington_County,_Florida|Washington]]
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*[[Washington County, Florida|Washington]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== African American  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/FL/Florida.html Florida African American Griots Project]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/fl/walton/cemetery.html Walton County Cemeteries] ~&nbsp; partial list of cemeteries/transcriptions&nbsp; ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/walton/photos/tombstones/elgin/elginafb.htm Elgin Air Force Base Tombstones] ~&nbsp; photos&nbsp; ~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/florida/florida.htm Florida Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/fl/ Interment.net] - Florida cemetery records by County
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*[http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/listcem.asp#FL Veterans Administration National Cemeteries] - Florida National Cemeteries
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==== Census  ====
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{{Historical populations
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|footnote = Source: [http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en "American FactFinder".] United States Census Bureau.
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|1830 |1207
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|1840 |1461
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|1850 |1817
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|1860 |3037
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|1870 |3041
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|1880 |4201
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|1890 |4816
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|1900 |9346
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|1910 |16460
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|1920 |12119
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|1930 |14576
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|1940 |14246
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|1950 |14725
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|1960 |15576
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|1970 |16087
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|1980 |21300
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|1990 |27760
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{{Census|Florida}}
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1783.txt 1783 Spanish Census]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1821west.txt 1821 Census/Tax List Index]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1823west.txt 1823 Census/Tax List Index]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1880afri.txt 1880 Census African Born Blacks and Mulattos]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/federal.txt Federal Census Information from National Archives]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/statefla.txt State Census Information from Florida State Archives]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/pencensus.txt Census of Pensioners Revolutionary Military Service]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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[http://www.churchangel.com/florida.htm Florida Church Listing]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;Church Angel
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/walton/land/davisblm.txt Davis Land Records, Walton County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/land/nara0233.txt Florida Territorial Land Records]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*1902 Medical Directories&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/fl/walton/bios.html Walton County Biographies]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/maps/1870gray.gif 1870 Gray's Atlas Panhandle Portion of State] -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/maps/1882rand.gif 1882 Rand McNally Panhandle Portion of State]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://fcit.usf.edu/florida/maps/index.htm Exploring Florida, FCIT Maps, University of South Florida]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/walton/military/warof1812/other/somemili37mt.txt Some Military Land Grants In Walton Co. FL For Soldiers Of The War Of 1812 ]~&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/walton/military/indian/other/somemili38mt.txt Some Military Land Grants In Walton Co. FL For Soldiers Of The Indian Wars] ~&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/walton/military/mexican/other/somemili39mt.txt Some Military Land Grants In Walton Co. FL For Soldiers Of The Mexican War]&nbsp;~&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/toc/militarystate.html Florida State Military Files&nbsp;] -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/pensions/ Pension Transcriptions]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Florida state pension records from various wars&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Pension Project
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*[http://distantcousin.com/Military/Korea/FL/ Florida Casualties in the Korean Conflict]
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*[http://distantcousin.com/Military/Vietnam/FL/ Florida Casualties in the Vietnam War]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/newspapers/stlibnwp.txt Early Florida Newspapers at the Florida State Library]
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*[http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=3A6oGT7R4jcC Beach Breeze] - paper combined with DeFuniak Herald. 17 full-text issues spanning 2005-2008 available via Google Newspaper Archive
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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*[http://statearchives.us/public/florida.htm Florida State Archives]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/walton/history/1845votr.txt Voters in First Florida Election 1845]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flwfgs/ The West Florida Genealogical Society]
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[DeFuniak Springs Florida Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.flgenhistonline.com/counties/walton/walton.htm The Walton County FLGenWeb Project], a member of [[FLGenWeb|The FLGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
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*[http://www.flgenweb.org The FLGenWeb Project]  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192401&subject_disp=Florida%2C+Walton&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[[Usgenweb.org|USGenWeb]] project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Florida%2C+Walton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Walton/ Walton County, Florida Genealogy and Family ]History (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.fl-genweb.org/waok/walton/walton.htm Walton County, FLGenWeb Project, Inc.]
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*[[Usgwarchives.net|USGenWeb Archives Project]]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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<references />{{Florida|Florida}}
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[[Category:Walton_County,_Florida]]
 
[[Category:Walton_County,_Florida]]

Revision as of 23:20, 27 December 2012

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Walton County, Florida
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Location in the state of Florida
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Facts
Founded December 29, 1824
County Seat De Funiak Springs
Courthouse
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Contents

Quick Dates

Walton County's civil records start the following years:

Marriage Court Census Land Probate
1885  1886   1830 1886  1882 

County Courthouse

Walton County Courthouse
 

Walton County Courthouse
571 East Nelson Ave
PO Box 1260
De Funiak Springs, FL 32433-0000
Phone: 850-892-8118

CLerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1885, probate records from 1882, divorce, court and land records, newspaper records from 1905.
County Health Department has birth and death records.[1]

History

Parent County

1824--Walton County was created 29 December 1824 from Escambia County.
County seat: De Funiak Springs [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1830 1,207
1840 1,461 21.0%
1850 1,817 24.4%
1860 3,037 67.1%
1870 3,041 0.1%
1880 4,201 38.1%
1890 4,816 14.6%
1900 9,346 94.1%
1910 16,460 76.1%
1920 12,119 −26.4%
1930 14,576 20.3%
1940 14,246 −2.3%
1950 14,725 3.4%
1960 15,576 5.8%
1970 16,087 3.3%
1980 21,300 32.4%
1990 27,760 30.3%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.

For tips on accessing Walton County, Florida census records online, see: Florida Census.











Church

Florida Church Listing  ~ Church Angel

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Walton County, Florida Page 137 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).