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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Florida]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Bay_County,_Florida|Bay County]]''
Guide to '''Bay County Florida genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==

Revision as of 23:14, 15 March 2013

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Guide to Bay County Florida genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Bay County, Florida
Map of Florida highlighting Bay County
Location in the state of Florida
Map of the U.S. highlighting Florida
Location of Florida in the U.S.
Founded April 24, 1913
County Seat Panama City
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County Courthouse

Bay County Courthouse

Bay County Courthouse
300 E 4th St; PO Box 2269;
Panama City, FL 32402;
Phone: 850.763.9061 

Heatlh Deptment has bird and death records;
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, probate, divoce, Court
ircuit  has marriage, probate, divorce, ct & land rec from 1913[1]


Bay County Health Department
597 W. 11th Street
Panama City, FL 32401
(850) 872-4720 x1122
FAX (850) 872-4824


Parent County

1913-- Bay County was created 24 April 1913 from Calhoun County.
County seat: Panama City [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties


African American



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




Local Histories







Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

25 W Government Street
Panama City, FL 32412
Phone: (850) 872-7500

901 Ohio Avenue
Lynn Haven, FL 32444
Phone: (850) 265-2781

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bay County, Florida. Page 133 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).