Holmes County, Florida

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Holmes County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of 2000, the population was 18,564. The U.S. Census Bureau 2005 estimate for the county was 19,264 [1]. Its county seat is Bonifay, Florida[1].



Holmes County was named after an Indian Chief that lived in the area when the land was settled. Holmes County has had three county seats in its history, the first being Cerro Gordo, then Westville, and finally Bonifay. Bonifay has been the county seat since 1905.

Historic places

Historic places in the county include:


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 489 square miles (1,266.5 km2), of which 482 square miles (1,248.4 km2) is land and 6 square miles (15.5 km2) (1.28%) is water.

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