MAR 4 9 Part A---General Ipformation
Chattahoochee is in West Florida, 20 miles northwest of Quincy. nd 47 miles
northwest of Tallahassee. Chattahoochee is on the Apalachicola River and
just south of the confluence of the Flint and Chattahoochee Rivers. The .ele-
vation is 200 feet.
U. S. Highway 90 passes through Chattahoochee. The Seaboard Air Line Railroad,
the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, and.
the Apalachicola Northern Railroad provide rail service for Chattahoochee. Bus
service is provided by Greyhound Lines and Ingrams Lines. Air service is not
Gadsden County had a population of 30,992 in 1945. The population of Chatta-
hoochee was 7,829.
(From observations at Quincy, Florida.)
Normal Normal Normal Normal
Temperature Rainfall Temperature Rainfall
January 53.7 4.48 July 80.4 7.07
February 55.5 4.57 August 80.1 6.12
March 60.9 4.39 September 77.6 5.08
April 66.1 3.71 October 69.4 2.97
May 73.6 4.16 November 59.0 3.04
June 79.1 5.78 December 54.3 4.65
Annual 67.5 56.02
Chattahoochee is an Indian word meaning three rivers.
6. Major Sources of Income:
Payrolls from Florida State Hospital, railroad companies and lumber and pulp
wood industries are the main sources of income. A $30,000,000 dam is now under
Part B---Recreation and Entertainment
1. Special Events:
2. Athletic Events:
3. Tourist Clubs:
4. Recreational Clubg:
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5. Civic Organizations:
6. Fraternal Organizations:
Woodmen of the World
7. Organized Entertainment:
8. Recreational Facilities:
Deer, turkeys, quail, squirrels and duck are found in this section. It is
approximately one-half mile:to unposted hunting grounds. Hunting lodges and
hunting guides are not available.
Fresh water bream, crappie, and bass are found in the Chattahoochee, Flint and
Apalachicola Rivers and in Pope and Ochessee Lakes. Fishing camps, fishing
guides and charter fishing boats are not available.
Baptist, Methodist, and Presbyterian denominations have services in Chatta-
Shepard Hotel, 50 rooms, rates $2.50 to $3, European plan.
Dixon Hotel, 30 rooms, rates $2.50 to $4, European plan.
2. Tourist Courts:
3. Guest Homes:
4. Trailer Parks:
5. Eating Places:
Three Rivers Cafe
Further information on Chattahoochee can be obtained from:
CHATTAHOOCHEE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE