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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.
Fort Walton Beach is a city in Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. The population of the city was 19,973 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau was 19,992. The city of Fort Walton Beach, home to approximately 22,000 people, was first created and chartered as a municipality in 1937. Though Fort Walton Beach is a relatively young city, its history actually goes back thousands of years. Its population in 2005 was 19,817. 
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 21.3 square kilometers out of which 19.3 square kilometers is covered by land and 2.0 square kilometers is occupied by water. In the city the population was spread out with 22.4 percent under the age of 18, 8.9 percent from 18 to 24, 29.3 percent from 25 to 44, 23.1 percent from 45 to 64, and 16.3 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.5 males.
Some of the famous beach is the Beach Safety. Boating places in city are AJ's Silent Lady, Ms. B. Haven Sail Charters, Nathaniel Bowditch, and Sailing South. Dancing dolphins display mesmerizing grace and unabashed playfulness as they tumble and twirl within the breeding ground of the shallows along the Santa Rosa Sound and Destin Harbor.

Nearby Okaloosa regional airport serves Fort Walton Beach, as well as Valparaiso, Florida. Airlines that currently serve Okaloosa Regional Airport are American Eagle, Delta Airlines, Delta Connection, Continental Express, Continental Connection, and Northwest Airlines. Fort Walton Beach justifiably so, enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers, and is one of the most visited place.

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