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Overview

Introduction to Lynn Haven, Florida

Lynn Haven, Florida, in Bay county, is 69 miles S of Dothan, Alabama (center to center) and 238 miles W of Jacksonville, Florida. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Panama City metropolitan area. 

Lynn Haven History

Lynn Park was initially developed as a retirement community by W.H. Lynn who was a senator from New York. He planned Lynn Haven with encouragement from Minor C. Keith, who bought vast acreage in the area where Lynn Haven is presently located. Lynn Haven was incorporated in July 1914. It was declared a city by a Florida Legislature amendment in 1927.

Lynn Haven and Nearby Attractions

  • Cain-Griffin Park.
  • Leslie Porter Park.
  • Nature Walk Course.

Things To Do In Lynn Haven

Lynn Haven has seven parks that have playgrounds and also offer facilities for sports. One can take part in various sporting activities that are organized in these parks. A golf course also exists along with a nature trail. The Fourth of July celebrations of this area are very famous because it is one of the largest celebrations in Bay County, with several events taking place throughout the day.

Lynn Haven Transportation

Nearby Panama City-Bay County International Airport provides access to air transportation.

Lynn Haven Higher Education

Higher education opportunities can be pursued at Gulf Coast Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population19,799
Male Share of the Population46.8%
Female Share of the Population53.2%
Senior Citizens14.3%
Employed Population 16+9,066
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married54%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.7%
Median Earnings25+$35,649
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,059
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,898

Wealth

Median Family Income$71,216
% Above Poverty Level90.4%
% Below Poverty Level9.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.4%
% Using Public Transportation1%

Housing

People Living Alone22.5%
Median Gross Rent$970
Median House Value$184,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.5%
Irish9.1%
English8.6%
Scottish3.4%
Italian3.4%
French Except Basque2.2%
Polish1.8%
Dutch1.6%
Norwegian1.2%
Finnish0.8%
Welsh0.8%
Canadian0.8%
Arab0.8%
Slovak0.5%
Greek0.5%
African0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Swedish0.4%
Russian0.3%
Haitian0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Nigerian0.3%
Slovene0.3%
Egyptian0.3%
Turkish0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Cypriot0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
German0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Lynn Haven Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bay County
Standard Zip Codes32444
Phone Area Codes850
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude30.24
Approximate Longitude-85.65

Lynn Haven Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationPANAMA CITY 5 NE
Distance3.5 miles
Jan Temp39 to 62 F
Apr Temp53 to 77 F
Jul Temp71 to 89 F
Oct Temp55 to 80 F
Annual Precip64.7 inches
StationCHIPLEY 3 E
Distance38.5 miles
Jan Temp38 to 61 F
Apr Temp52 to 78 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp54 to 80 F
Annual Precip58.2 inches
StationDE FUNIAK SPRINGS
Distance42 miles
Jan Temp37 to 61 F
Apr Temp52 to 78 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp53 to 80 F
Annual Precip65.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ebro263$42,679
Panama City36,654$48,033

Lynn Haven Public Libraries

Lynn Haven Public Library
901 OHIO AVENUE
Lynn Haven, Florida
(850) 265-2781

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Lynn Haven Public Schools

A. Crawford Mosley High School
501 Mosley Dr
ZIP: 32444
(850) 767-4400
High
Total Enrollment 1687
Lynn Haven Elementary School
301 W 9th St
ZIP: 32444
(850) 767-1454
Primary
Total Enrollment 775
Mowat Middle School
1903 W Highway 390
ZIP: 32444
(850) 767-4040
Middle
Total Enrollment 1017
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