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Walton County, Florida is a great place to live, work and play. With so many things to do, why not make Walton County your home? Walton Realty Company can assist you with all of your real estate needs. Our experienced team of sales associates, rental managers and community association mangers can maker your life better.

 

DeFuniak Springs is the county seat for Walton County. The town features many Historic businesses and homes. A stroll through the downtown area to see the many shops, businesses and fine dining establishments would be a good place to start your tour of Walton County.

 

DeFuniak Springs was originally founded by members of the L&N Railroad and was named after Frederick R. DeFuniak, a vice-president of the L&N Railroad. The large, natural spring located near the railroad in the downtown area is where the rest of the name came from and it has since been called DeFuniak Springs. The Chautauqua Movement also helped to establish DeFuniak Springs as a resort destination in which families could visit as a spring and summer vacation area. When touring the downtown area, be sure to visit Lake DeFuniak and you will see many of the Victorian Era homes from this time period. You will also notice the Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood, one of only three buildings actually built lakeside. The Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood was built as a place to hold the many meetings of The Florida Chautauqua. Originally the building had an auditorium that would seat 4,000 people. The auditorium was damaged in 1975 during a hurricane. The main building still remains and is used for various events.

 

The sugar white sand beaches located at The Beaches of South Walton, are another great destination while visiting or living in Walton County. The Beaches of South Walton are some of the prettiest in the world. There are many bike and walking trails, shops, large scale shopping malls and outlets, unique eateries and fine dining establishments to patronize while you are in the South Walton area.

 

Walton County is a great place to live, work and play. 
Whether you plan to visit for a night or a lifetime, let Walton Realty Company 
make your dreams come true. Our vast knowledge of the various ares of 
Walton County real estate will make your stay a time to remember.