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Fort Walton Beach is a small city in the Emerald Coast region of Florida, forty miles east of Pensacola.

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  1. Fort Walton Beach is a year-round fishing and beach resort community.
  2. Fort Walton was named after Col. George Walton, who served as an aide under Andrew Jackson and whose father, George Walton Sr., was the 56th signatory of the Declaration of Independence.
  3. Fort Walton's nickname is "The Emerald Coast".

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