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Panama City, is situated on St. Andrews Bay in Bay County, along the Gulf Coast of Florida.

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  1. A developer named George Mortimer West hoped to spur real estate development in Bay County during a period of intense popular interest in the construction of the Panama Canal by changing the town's name from Harrison to Panama City.
  2. Panama City is home to Tyndall Air Force Base.
  3. Paula Barbieri, an American former model and actress, who was reportedly the last girlfriend of O. J. Simpson before the murder of Nicole Simpson, was born in Panama City.
  4. A developer named George Mortimer West hoped to spur real estate development in Bay County during a period of intense popular interest in the construction of the Panama Canal by changing the town's name from Harrison to Panama City.
  5. Panama City is listed as one of the best art towns in America for Cities with a population of less than 50,000.

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