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Panama City Beach Essential Info


Panama City Beach is a city in the panhandle of Florida located within Bay County. It is approximately halfway between the state capitol, Tallahassee, and Pensacola.

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Current Weather

82 °F

Mostly Clear

Fun Facts

  1. The city is known as the Wreck Capital of the South due to the large number of historic wrecks for scuba divers to explore.
  2. The legendary pure white sand of Panama City Beach is attributed to quartz crystals washing down from the Appalachian Mountains centuries ago.
  3. The city is home to the only deepwater diving museum in the U.S., the Man in the Sea Museum.
  4. The area boasts one of the highest concentrations of bottlenose dolphins in the world,
  5. Panama City Beach is home to one of the country's largest sport fishing fleets.

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