Living Location

Bay County is located on Florida’s Gulf of Mexico coast, centrally positioned in the state’s northwest region between Pensacola and Tallahassee. It is serviced by many highways, including State Highways 20, 22, 77 and 79, as well as U.S. Highways 98 and 231. Highways 77, 79 and 231 provide access to Interstate 10, which runs east to Jacksonville, FL and west through Mobile, AL and New Orleans, LA, ending at Santa Monica, CA.

 

Fast Facts


Geographic Area of Bay County


  • 1,033.3 Square Miles
  • 763.7 Square Miles of Land
  • 269.6 Square Miles of Inland and Territorial Waters
  • 27 Miles of Coastline
  • 13 to 23 Feet Above Sea Level

Climate


  • 320 Days of Sunshine Each Year
  • Average Air Temperature – 67.49° F; Summer - 89° F; Winter - 39° F
  • Average Water Temperature – 71.57° F
  • Average Yearly Rainfall – 67.21 Inches

Bay County is Approx Within 300 Miles* of Most Major Southeastern U.S. Cities


  • 80 Miles S of Dothan, AL
  • 100 Miles SW of Tallahassee, FL – Florida’s Capital
  • 105 Miles E of Pensacola, FL
  • 270 Miles W of Jacksonville, FL
  • 300 Miles S of Atlanta, GA
  • 315 Miles E of New Orleans, LA

*Miles calculated from county seat.

 

Destination Bay, More Than You Imagine


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5230 West Highway 98
Panama City, FL 32401

(850) 215-9965

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