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History & History-related items

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Chamber of Commerce.



Statistics & Facts

The Florida state capital is Tallahassee.
The population of Callaway is approximately 14,233 (2000), 14405 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,219 (1990), 5697 (2010).
The amount of land area in Callaway is 13.878 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Callaway is 5.7 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.403 sq kilometers.
The distance from Callaway to Washington DC is 783 miles.
The distance to the Florida state capital is 80 miles. (as the crow flies)
Callaway is positioned 30.14 degrees north of the equator and 85.57 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Callaway elevation is 33 feet above sea level.
Callaway median income is $ 36,064 (2000).
The Callaway median home price is $ 93,100 (2000).
The average winter temperature is 50.4 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 64.9 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 80.1 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 67.5 degrees F.


in the panhandle area of Florida near the gulf coast. Nearby communities include Parker, Springfield, Tyndall AFB, Hiland Park, Cedar Grove, Panama City, Lynn Haven and Pretty Bayou.
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History & History Related Items

Callaway was named for a local sawmill owner. Callaway was first incorporated in 1936. The first mayor - and only mayor for 23 years - was Albert Reese Patterson, Sr. Later, the city incorporation was deemed inactive and not reinstated until 1959.

Here is a history page for Callaway.
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The incorporation of Callaway

November 18, 1963


Veterans Park
Callaway Bayou
Skaters Park [coming soon]
Recreation Complex

Here is a interesting website about the Panama City area
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Callaway City Government

City of Callaway, Florida
6601 Highway 22
Panama City, FL 32404
Phone: 850-871-6000

Callaway has a Commission/City Manager form of government. There is a Mayor elected every four years and the Commissioners are elected for four year staggered terms

Callaway Chamber

Panama City - Bay County Chamber of Commerce
235 West 5th Street
P.O. Box 1850
Panama City, Florida 32402
Phone (850)785-5206
Fax (850)763-6229

Callaway Organizations

Panama City - Bay County Chamber of Commerce
235 West 5th Street
P.O. Box 1850
Panama City, Florida 32402
Phone (850)785-5206
Fax (850)763-6229

Callaway Schools

Bay District Schools Callaway


The population of Callaway was:
1990 - 12,253
2000 - 14,233

Callaway is located in the Central Time Zone.

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