Calhoun County, Florida|
Calhoun County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. The U.S. Census Bureau 2005 estimate for the county is 13,290. Its county seat is Blountstown.
Calhoun County was created in 1838. It was named for John C. Calhoun, member of the United States Senate from South Carolina. As is universal in the Florida Panhandle, a majority of Calhoun County's residents remain much more attached to Southern culture and lifestyle habits than is common in the Central and Southern regions of the state influenced by large amounts of migration, and the area holds much more in common with states such as Alabama, Georgia, or Mississippi than with much of Florida.