Walton County, Florida

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
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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  ==
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[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://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  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/florida/florida.htm Florida Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/florida/florida.htm Florida Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/fl/ Interment.net] - Florida cemetery records by County  
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/fl/ Interment.net] - Florida cemetery records by County  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1783.txt 1783 Spanish Census]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[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/pencensus.txt Census of Pensioners Revolutionary Military Service]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
 
*[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  ====
 
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[http://www.churchangel.com/florida.htm Florida Church Listing]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;Church Angel
  
 
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
*[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/walton/land/davisblm.txt Davis Land Records, Walton County]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/land/nara0233.txt Florida Territorial Land Records]
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/land/nara0233.txt Florida Territorial Land Records]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*1902 Medical Directories&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*1902 Medical Directories&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/fl/walton/bios.html Walton County Biographies]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/fl/walton/bios.html Walton County Biographies]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
  
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==== 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
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/toc/militarystate.html Florida State Military Files&nbsp;] -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/toc/militarystate.html Florida State Military Files&nbsp;] -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/pensions/ Pension Transcriptions]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Florida state pension records from various wars&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Pension Project  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/pensions/ Pension Transcriptions]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Florida state pension records from various wars&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Pension Project  
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==== 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://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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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flwfgs/ The West Florida Genealogical Society]
 
*[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  ==
 
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*[http://www.flgenweb.org The FLGenWeb Project]
 
*[[Usgenweb.org|USGenWeb]] project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[[Usgenweb.org|USGenWeb]] project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Florida%2C+Walton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Florida%2C+Walton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Walton/ Walton County, Florida Genealogy and Family ]History (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Walton/ Walton County, Florida Genealogy and Family ]History (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.fl-genweb.org/waok/walton/walton.htm Walton County, FLGenWeb Project, Inc.]  
 
*[http://www.fl-genweb.org/waok/walton/walton.htm Walton County, FLGenWeb Project, Inc.]  
*[http://www.flgenweb.org/ The FLGenWeb Project]
 
 
*[[Usgwarchives.net|USGenWeb Archives Project]]
 
*[[Usgwarchives.net|USGenWeb Archives Project]]
  

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Walton County, Florida
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Facts
Founded December 29, 1824
County Seat De Funiak Springs
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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).