Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa County, Florida

Fort Walton Beach: City in Okaloosa County, Florida, United States

About

Fort Walton Beach is a city located in the county of Okaloosa in the U.S. state of Florida. Its population at the 2010 census was 19,507 and a population density of 906 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 22,396 inhabitants.

The city was created 81 years ago in 1940.

Quick Facts about Fort Walton Beach

Population : 22,396 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
County : Okaloosa County
Postal code : 32547–32549
Phone Area Codes : 850
Area : 21.52 km2
Altitude : 7 feet / 2 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1941 (81 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:51:14 (1st July 2022)
Density : 1,041 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 12.9% (2010-2020)
Fort Walton Beach locator map
Location of Fort Walton Beach on Florida map.
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Fort Walton Beach City Hall
Fort Walton Beach City Hall image

Geography

Fort Walton Beach is located at 30°25'14"N 86°37'1"W (30.4205900, -86.6170700).

Fort Walton Beach map

Demographics

The population of Fort Walton Beach increased by 12.9% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 19,507 - census
2011 19,779 1.38% estimation process
2012 20,332 2.72% estimation process
2013 20,519 0.91% estimation process
2014 21,417 4.19% estimation process
2015 21,672 1.18% estimation process
2016 21,830 0.72% estimation process
2017 22,048 0.99% estimation process
2018 22,235 0.84% estimation process
2019 22,521 1.27% estimation process
2020 22,396 -0.56% estimation process

Fort Walton Beach zip code is 32547. County name: Okaloosa, County fips: 12091

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Best Things to Do in Fort Walton Beach

1 Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

Rating: 4.4 (5180)

1010 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, United States ➦ Show Map

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Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

2 Wild Willy's Adventure Zone

Rating: 4.3 (1457)

1306 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, United States ➦ Show Map

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Wild Willy's Adventure Zone

3 Goofy Golf

Rating: 4.5 (709)

401 Eglin Pkwy NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547, United States ➦ Show Map

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Goofy Golf

4 Emerald Coast Science Center

Rating: 4.4 (331)

31 Memorial Pkwy SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, United States ➦ Show Map

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Emerald Coast Science Center

5 Wat Mongkolratanaram Temple

Rating: 4.8 (199)

741 Mayflower Ave, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547, United States ➦ Show Map

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Wat Mongkolratanaram Temple

Other Places in Fort Walton Beach

1 Fort Walton Beach City Hall

Rating: 2.9 (7)

107 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 ➦ Show Map

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Fort Walton Beach City Hall

2 Vocational Rehabilitation

Rating: 3.7 (6)

119 Beal Pkwy SW #101, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, United States ➦ Show Map

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3 WIC

221 Hospital Dr NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, United States ➦ Show Map

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4 City Council Chambers

US-98, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 ➦ Show Map

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5 Safcare - Medical Training & Education

200 Marilyn Ave NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, United States ➦ Show Map

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Safcare - Medical Training & Education

6 Okalossa County School & Department

120 Lowery Pl SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, United States ➦ Show Map

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People born in Fort Walton Beach (26)

People born in Fort Walton Beach, including racecar driver Aric Almirola, musician Brian Marshall, baseball player Matt Moore, .

List

  • Jason Elam (Player of American football) he was born in 08/03/1970
  • Danny Wuerffel (American football player, Heisman Trophy winner, College Football Hall of Fame, quarterback) he was born in 27/05/1974
  • Tom Hammonds (American basketball player) he was born in 27/03/1967
  • Akeem Spence (American football player, defensive lineman) he was born in 29/11/1991
  • Blake Dean (American baseball player) he was born in 25/02/1988
  • Brad Drake (Florida State Representative) he was born in 07/02/1975
  • Brannon Condren (Player of American football) he was born in 19/08/1983
  • D. J. Hall (American football player) he was born in 18/07/1986
  • Demetria McKinney (actress and singer) she was born in 27/08/1981
  • E. G. Green (American football player) he was born in 28/06/1975
  • George Bethune (American and Canadian football player) he was born in 30/03/1967
  • Glen Coffee (Player of American football) he was born in 01/05/1987
  • Mike James (American baseball player) he was born in 15/08/1967
  • Ray Sansom (American politician) he was born in 11/07/1962
  • Ronnie Bass (American football player) he was born in 28/10/1955
  • Scott Fletcher (American baseball player) he was born in 30/07/1958
  • Sean Reynolds (Footballer) he was born in 11/04/1990
  • Chris Martin (American-football player (1990-)) he was born in 04/01/1990

Schools in Fort Walton Beach

College & universities near Fort Walton Beach, FL

Code Name City ZIP
433068 Okaloosa Technical College Fort Walton Beach (FL) 32547

Post offices near Fort Walton Beach

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fort Walton Beach Post Office Fort Walton Beach (FL) 32548

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Niceville 16,217 City in Florida
Destin 14,284 City in Florida
Lake Lorraine 7,010 Census-designated place in Okaloosa County, Florida
Valparaiso 5,848 City in Florida
Mary Esther 4,462 City in Okaloosa County, Florida, United States
Shalimar 841 City in Florida, United States of America
Laurel Hill 633 City in Okaloosa County, Florida, United States of America
Cinco Bayou 447 City in Okaloosa County, Florida, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Fort Walton Beach distances to largest Florida cities