Bay County , Florida

Bay County: County in Florida, United States

About

Bay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the population was 168,852 and a population density of 63 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 171,322 inhabitants. Its county seat is Panama City. The county was created 109 years ago in 1913.

Bay County Quick Facts

Population : 171,322 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
Area : 2676 km2
Water as percent of area : 26.6%
Land as percent of area : 73.4%
Named for : St. Andrews Bay
Altitude : 33 feet / 10 meters
Capital : Panama City
Establishment : April 04, 1913
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 18:30:25 (26th May 2022)
Density : 64 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.44% (2010-2020)
Bay County locator map
Location of Bay County on Florida map.
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Geography

Bay County is located at 30°14'16"N 85°37'57"W (30.2376500, -85.6326200). It has 5 neighbors: Calhoun County, Gulf County, Jackson County, Walton County and Washington County.

Bay County map

The largest city of Bay County is Panama City with a population of 34,667. Other cities include, Lynn Haven population 20,231, Callaway population 13,683, Panama City Beach population 12,337 and Springfield population 8,227. See all Bay County cities & populated places.

Bay County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Bay County.

City Name Population Title
Panama City 34,667 County seat of Bay County, Florida, United States
Lynn Haven 20,231 City in Bay County, Florida, United States
Upper Grand Lagoon 13,963 Census designated place
Callaway 13,683 City in Florida
Panama City Beach 12,337 City in the U.
Springfield 8,227 City in Florida, United States
Parker 4,109 Town in Bay County, Florida
Lower Grand Lagoon 3,881 Census-designated place in Bay County, Florida
Pretty Bayou 3,206 Census-designated place in Bay County, Florida
Hiland Park 1,105 Census designated place
Mexico Beach 1,102 City in Bay County, Florida, United States

Bay County has 5 neighbours.

  • Panama City

Demographics

The population of Bay County increased by 1.44% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 168,852 - census
2011 169,555 0.41% estimation process
2012 171,757 1.28% estimation process
2013 174,596 1.63% estimation process
2014 178,289 2.07% estimation process
2015 181,488 1.76% estimation process
2016 183,634 1.17% estimation process
2017 184,736 0.6% estimation process
2018 186,240 0.81% estimation process
2019 174,705 -6.6% estimation process
2020 171,322 -1.97% estimation process

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