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Bay County (Florida)

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Bay County (Florida)

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Bay County is in Florida.


Other destinations[edit]

  • Apalachicola National Forest
  • Camp Helen State Park is a Florida State Park and historic site located west of Panama City Beach. The park is south of U.S. 98, and bounded by the Gulf of Mexico and Lake Powell (one of the largest coastal dune lakes in the state). The park has such amenities as beaches, birding, beachcombing, boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking, kayaking, picnicking areas, swimming and wildlife viewing. It also has a visitor center and an interpretive exhibit.
  • Museum Of Man In The Sea
  • St. Andrews State Park
  • SS Tarpon (Shipwreck)
  • Vamar Shipwreck Site


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By plane[edit]

Bay County is served by the Northwest Florida-Beaches International Airport (IATA: PCN) in Panama City. NFBIA, while International in name, currently does not offer any regularly scheduled international flights. Delta Air Lines offers daily non-stop service under the Delta Connection brand from Atlanta and Orlando, as well as a Saturday-only flight from Cincinnati. Delta Air Lines offers daily non-stop service under the Delta Connection brand from Memphis. Located in the northern section of the county it can be a short drive topmost of Bay County. However, to get to the west end of the beach or to Mexico Beach, which is east of Tyndall AFB, can take a little longer.

By car[edit]

There are several options in order to arrive in Bay County. The most popular ways from the north include US Highway 231 which terminates in Panama City, State Road 77 which also terminates in Panama City and State Road 79 which terminates in Panama City Beach. From the east or west US Highway 98 is the main highway, going through nearly every city within the county, with the exception of Lynn Haven. State Road 20 skirts along the northern border of the county and intersects all the major north-south highways mentioned above. Interstate 10 can also be used, and is approximately 50 miles north of points of interest within the county. Use Exits 112 (SR 79), 120 (SR 77), or 130 (US 231).

By bus[edit]

Greyhound maintains a station in Panama City.

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