Place:Gulf, Florida, United States

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NameGulf
Alt namesGulfsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates29.95°N 85.2°W
Located inFlorida, United States     (1925 - )
See alsoCalhoun, Florida, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Gulf County is a county located in the panhandle of the U.S. state of Florida. The 2010 census recorded a population of 15,863, a jump of about 2,500 persons from the 2000 census, an increase of 16% in ten years. Its county seat is Port St. Joe.

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History

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Gulf County, created in 1925, was named for the Gulf of Mexico. Wewahitchka was its first county seat and the 1927 Gulf County Courthouse is still in existence. In 1965 the county seat was moved to Port Saint Joe, which under its original name Saint Joseph, had been the site of Florida's first Constitutional Convention in 1838.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1925 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1925 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1925 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1925 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1925 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1930 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1930 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1930 3,182
1940 6,951
1950 7,460
1960 9,937
1970 10,096
1980 10,658
1990 11,504

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External links

www.gulfcountybusiness.com/


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