Walton County Information

Defuniak Springs is the County Seat for Walton County!  Defuniak Springs was named after Frederick R. De Funiak, who was a vice-president of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad.  The town also contains various other historically significant landmarks. Near the Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood building is the Walton County Library on Circle Drive, the oldest extant library in the state of Florida. The library contains an interesting assortment of antiquities, including an impressive medieval weapon collection and many first-edition books.  Walton County was created in 1824. It was named for George Walton, Secretary of the Florida territory from 1821 to 1826.  The historic Wesley Mansion, located in the scenic Eden State Gardens, was built in the 1890s and houses the largest collection of original Louis XVI Court furniture found in any one room in the United States.

Below is more information about Walton County including:

  • Important Landmarks

  • Directions to the Courthouse

  • Lodging Information

  • Transportation

  • Dining (if Available)

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