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{{Florida-stub}} &nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Florida|Florida]]&nbsp;&gt; Bay County'' <br>
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Bay County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption FLGenWeb Project
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[https://sites.google.com/a/flgenweb.net/flbay/ Bay County FLGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = Fl-bay.png
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| state = Florida
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| founded year = 1913
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| founded date = April 24
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| seat wl = Panama City
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Florida]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Bay_County,_Florida|Bay County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:{{FLBayCourthouse}}]]&nbsp;
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[http://www.co.bay.fl.us/ Bay County Courthouse]<br>300 E 4th St; PO Box 2269; <br>Panama City, FL 32402; <br>Phone: 850.763.9061&nbsp;<br>
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Heatlh Deptment has bird and death records; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, probate, divoce, Court<br>ircuit&nbsp; has marriage, probate, divorce, ct &amp; land rec from 1913<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bay County, Florida. Page 133 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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Bay County Health Department<br>597 W. 11th Street<br>Panama City, FL 32401<br>(850) 872-4720 x1122 <br>FAX (850) 872-4824
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1913-- '''Bay County was created 24 April 1913&nbsp;from [[Calhoun County, Florida|Calhoun]] County.&nbsp;'''&nbsp;County seat:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;Panama&nbsp;City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1913-- '''Bay County was created 24 April 1913&nbsp;from [[Calhoun County, Florida|Calhoun]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Panama City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== African American  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/FL/Florida.html Florida African American Griots Project]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/fl/bay/millville/millville.htm Millville Cemetery]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; transcription&nbsp; ~ &nbsp;Interment
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*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/fl/bay/greenwood/green_mn.htm Greenwood Cemetery] ~&nbsp; transcription&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Interment
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/florida/florida.htm Florida Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/fl/ Interment.net] - Florida cemetery records by County
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*[http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/listcem.asp#FL Veterans Administration National Cemeteries] - Florida National Cemeteries
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Florida}}
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1783.txt 1783 Spanish Census]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1821west.txt 1821 Census/Tax List Index]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1823west.txt 1823 Census/Tax List Index]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/1880afri.txt 1880 Census African Born Blacks and Mulattos]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/federal.txt Federal Census Information from National Archives]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/statefla.txt State Census Information from Florida State Archives]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/census/pencensus.txt Census of Pensioners Revolutionary Military Service]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/bay/churches/1bcsport.txt First Baptist Church of Southport History&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
 
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*[http://www.thecatholicdirectory.com/directory.cfm?fuseaction=search_directory&country=US&state=FL&county=BAY Catholic Churches in Bay County Florida]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;&nbsp; The Catholic Directory
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/florida.htm Florida Churches by City]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Church Angel[http://www.thecatholicdirectory.com/directory.cfm?fuseaction=search_directory&country=US&state=FL&county=BAY]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/land/nara0233.txt Florida Territorial Land Records]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/maps/1870gray.gif 1870 Gray's Atlas Panhandle Portion of State] -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/maps/1882rand.gif 1882 Rand McNally Panhandle Portion of State]&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://fcit.usf.edu/florida/maps/index.htm Exploring Florida, FCIT Maps, University of South Florida]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/fl/toc/militarystate.html Florida State Military Files&nbsp;] -&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/pensions/ Pension Transcriptions]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Florida state pension records from various wars&nbsp; -&nbsp; USGenWeb Pension Project
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*[http://distantcousin.com/Military/Korea/FL/ Florida Casualties in the Korean Conflict]
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*[http://distantcousin.com/Military/Vietnam/FL/ Florida Casualties in the Vietnam War]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/fl/statewide/newspapers/stlibnwp.txt Early Florida Newspapers at the Florida State Library]
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*[http://statearchives.us/public/florida.htm Florida State Archives]&nbsp; (paid resource)
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*[http://www.nwrls.lib.fl.us/ Northwest Regional Library System]
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25 W Government Street<br>Panama City, FL 32412<br>Phone: (850) 872-7500<br>
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*[http://www.lynnhavenlibrary.com/ Lynn Haven Public Library]
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901 Ohio Avenue<br>Lynn Haven, FL 32444<br>Phone: (850) 265-2781<br>
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flwfgs/ The West Florida Genealogical Society]
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Mexico Beach Florida Family History Center]]
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*[[Panama City Florida Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.hiddenancestors.com/BayFL Bay County FLGenWeb]
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192173&subject_disp=Florida%2C+Bay&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.flgenweb.org The FLGenWeb Project]
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*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb project.] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*{{FHL|Florida%2C+Bay|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Bay/ Bay County, Florida Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/FL/Bay/ Bay County, Florida Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://fl-genweb.org/bay/ Bay County, FLGenWeb Project, Inc.]
 
*[http://fl-genweb.org/bay/ Bay County, FLGenWeb Project, Inc.]
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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<references />{{Florida|Florida}}
  
 
[[Category:Bay_County,_Florida]]
 
[[Category:Bay_County,_Florida]]

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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Florida  Gotoarrow.png  Bay County

County Courthouse

Bay County Courthouse
 

Bay County Courthouse
300 E 4th St; PO Box 2269;
Panama City, FL 32402;
Phone: 850.763.9061 

Heatlh Deptment has bird and death records;
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, probate, divoce, Court
ircuit  has marriage, probate, divorce, ct & land rec from 1913[1]

 


Bay County Health Department
597 W. 11th Street
Panama City, FL 32401
(850) 872-4720 x1122
FAX (850) 872-4824

History

Parent County

1913-- Bay County was created 24 April 1913 from Calhoun County.
County seat: Panama City [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Bay County, Florida Genealogy census records online, see: Florida Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

25 W Government Street
Panama City, FL 32412
Phone: (850) 872-7500

901 Ohio Avenue
Lynn Haven, FL 32444
Phone: (850) 265-2781

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bay County, Florida. Page 133 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).