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Panama City is a city and the county seat of Bay County, Florida, United States. Located along U.S. Route 98, it is the largest city between Tallahassee and Pensacola. It is the more populated of two principal cities of the Panama City-Lynn Haven, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population was 36,484.What is there to do in Panama City?
Panama City is a four-season paradise for water sports enthusiasts. Kayaking, paddleboarding, sailing and kiteboarding are popular activities on the crystal-blue waters of St. Andrews Bay, with world-class beaches just minutes away. Numerous charters offer inshore and offshore fishing, scuba and snorkeling excursions.What are the main thoroughfares in Panama City?
The two main north-to-south thoroughfares in the city are Martin Luther King Boulevard, otherwise known as FL-77 and U.S. Highway 231. FL-77 leads north 6 mi (10 km) to the Panama City suburb of Lynn Haven. U.S. Highway 231 begins its national journey northward in the city, leading northeast 83 mi (134 km) to Dothan, Alabama.When was Panama City founded?
In 1906, the development was named Panama City and it was first incorporated as Panama City in 1909. When Panama City was incorporated in 1909, its original city limits were 15th Street (Hwy 98) on the north, Balboa Avenue on the west and Bay Avenue on the east.