MILLERS FERRY, FLORIDA
Part A---General Information
Millers Ferry is in Weot Florida, 43 miles north of Panama City, and 30
miles southwest of Chipley. Holmes Creek and Choctavrhatchee River are
near Millers Ferry.
Millers Ferry is on a county road a short distance off Florida Highway 79.
Rail service is available at Chipley. There are various local buses from
Chipley to Millers Ferry. Air service is not available.
3. Ponulation i
Washington County had a population of 11,889 in 1945. The population of
Millers Ferry was approximately,500.
(From observations at Vernon, Florida.)
Normal Normal Normal Normal
Temperature Rainfall Tempernture Rainfall
January 52.5 4.15 July 81.2 7.08
February 54.3 4.70 August 81.1 6.92
March 61.0 5.10 September 77.8 5.80
April 66.2 '3.74 October .68.2 3.36
May 73.9 4.79 November 58.7 3.26
June 79.6 5.87 December 52.6 5.43
Annual 67.3 60.20
Millers Ferry is located at an intersection of Holmes Creek and the Choctaw-
hatchee River. Quaint hand-operated ferries are used to cross the river
before entering Millers Ferry. Millers Ferry crossing is located three
miles from the post office. Shell Landing crossing is charming and pictur-
esque with moss-covhred oaks and cypress trees.
6. Major g-' ar.es of Income:
There are many small farms. Cattle and hogs are raised on open range.
Part B---Recreation and Entertainment
1. Special Events:
2. Athletic Events:
3. Tourist Clubs:
4. Recreational Clubs;