History of Calhoun County

History of Calhoun County


Starting at a point where the section line between sections twenty three and twenty six, township three, south, range nine west, intersects the Apalachicola river; thence up the middle of the stream of said river to a point where the river intersects the township line between township two, north, and township three, north; thence west along said township line to the middle of the Chipola river; thence down the middle of said river to a point where a line drawn through the center of township two, ranges ten and eleven, west, crosses the said river; thence west on said line through the middle of said township two, range ten, and township two, range eleven, both north and west, to the range line between ranges eleven, and twelve west; thence south along said range line to the southwest corner of section nineteen, range eleven, west, township three, south; thence east to the point of beginning.


State Library of Florida, WPA - Historical Records Survey, County Histories


Brief history of Calhoun County, Florida collected by the Works Progress Administration's Historical Records Survey.

Note to Researchers: Though the WPA field workers included extensive citations for the factual information contained in these county histories, it should be noted that these historical narratives were produced in the 1930s by federal government employees, and might reflect the inherent social biases of the era.