Large trees scattered across a lake.

Calhoun County

A Tucked Away Piece of Southern Charm

With only one city and one town, it’s easy to see how you might find some serious solitude in Calhoun County. But don’t let its small population of just under 15,000 fool you. There’s plenty of things to help you enjoy a peaceful life in Blountstown — from a historic railroad park to a pioneer settlement. The county’s Southern charm also offers a welcoming space for trail exploration or a day kayaking, rafting, snorkeling or canoeing on the Chipola River.

3.6 Miles Of Greenway Trails weave throughout the county
63 Pristine fresh water springs fed by Chipola River
$116K Median home cost Best Places

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