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The State of Florida is a state in the southeastern United States. Florida is situated mostly on a large peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Straits of Florida. It extends to the northwest into a panhandle, extending along the northern Gulf of Mexico. Florida's nickname is the Sunshine State but severe weather is a common occurrence in the state. It is bordered on the north by the states of Georgia and Alabama, and on the west, at the end of the panhandle, by Alabama.
Chipley is founded in the year 1882. Chipley is a city in Washington County, Florida in United States. According to the census estimates of 2005, the city had a population of 3,682. It is the county seat of Washington County. Originally called Orange, the community was renamed Chipley in 1882 after railroad tycoon and Florida state senator William Dudley Chipley. Linda Cain is the mayor of the city. According to the United States census bureau, the city has a total land area of 10.7 square kilometers. The population was spread out with 25.1 percent under the age of 18, 7.2 percent from 18 to 24, 24.5 percent from 25 to 44, 21.4 percent from 45 to 64 and 21.7 percent who were 65 years of age or older.

The city was carved from the territory that had been a part of Jackson County and Walton County. It provides endless recreational opportunities for visitors and locals with plentiful shopping and beautiful beaches. This place is regarded as a premier vacation destination and rated as top vacation spots in Florida. Hence it is one of the most visited places amongst the most die hard travelers the world over. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. The town has undergone some improvement in various fields and enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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