Wewahitchka, Florida

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Population in 2013: 1,962 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.9%
 
Males: 889  (45.4%)
Females: 1,073  (54.6%)
Median resident age:  44.8 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 32465.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,655 (it was $25,755 in 2000)
Wewahitchka:

$26,655
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,752 (it was $13,731 in 2000)

Wewahitchka city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $85,741 (it was $52,800 in 2000)
Wewahitchka:

$85,741
FL:

$153,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $534.

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  • Races in Wewahitchka, FL (2013)

    Wewahitchka races chart
    • 1,54774.4%White alone
    • 35216.9%Black alone
    • 974.7%Hispanic
    • 472.3%Asian alone
    • 80.4%Two or more races
    • 50.2%American Indian alone

Races in Wewahitchka detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Wewahitchka: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (23.4%), Irish (12.9%), English (11.3%), German (9.3%), Scottish (3.7%), Dutch (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 45 feet

Land area: 6.21 square miles.

Population density: 316 people per square mile   (very low).

Wewahitchka,FL real estate house value index trend

Wewahitchka, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Wewahitchka:

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wewahitchka city:

  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 37.5%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

17 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Florida:

19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Wewahitchka, Florida as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Wewahitchka to the number of sex offenders is 122 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $571 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $463 (0.5%)

Wewahitchka satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tallahassee, FL (60.0 miles , pop. 150,624).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (168.1 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (610.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Sumatra, FL (3.8 miles) , Mexico Beach, FL (4.2 miles ), West Liberty, FL (4.3 miles ), Port St. Joe, FL (4.7 miles ), Tyndall AFB, FL (4.8 miles ), Callaway, FL (4.8 miles ), Lake Mystic, FL (4.8 miles ), Parker, FL (4.9 miles ).

Latitude: 30.11 N, Longitude: 85.20 W

Area code: 850

Wewahitchka household income distribution Wewahitchka home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -57 (-3.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (32%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Wewahitchka: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Wewahitchka, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wewahitchka, Florida average temperatures Wewahitchka, Florida average precipitation Wewahitchka, Florida humidity Wewahitchka, Florida wind speed Wewahitchka, Florida snowfall Wewahitchka, Florida sunshine Wewahitchka, Florida clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Wewahitchka-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/10/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Wewahitchka city center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/24/1956, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wewahitchka-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 281.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 141.8 miles away from Wewahitchka center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 341.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 257.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 304.0 miles away from Wewahitchka center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 304.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gulf County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Floods: 6, Tropical Storms: 6, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wewahitchka topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Wewahitchka:

  • A AND A HOMECARE, INC (211 NORTH HIGHWAY 71)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Wewahitchka:

  • NHC HOMECARE PORT ST JOE (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; PORT SAINT JOE, FL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wewahitchka:

  • Gulf Coast State College (about 33 miles; Panama City, FL; Full-time enrollment: 4,474)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 57 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)
  • Florida State University (about 59 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 38,283)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 59 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,841)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 68 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 82 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 85 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
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Notable locations in Wewahitchka: Cochran Landing (A), Wewahitchka Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wewahitchka include: Saint Lawrence Church (A), West Side Church (B), Church of Christ (C), First United Pentecostal Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Jehu Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and swamps: Lake Grove (A), Lake Alice (B), Lake Julia (C), Lake Shippey (D), Schoolhouse Branch (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stone Mill Creek (A), Cochran Slough (B), Guardhouse Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Wewahitchka: T L James Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Gulf County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 45.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 8.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 25.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.99
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.6%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.9% for Black residents, 40.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.3%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.4%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Wewahitchka, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Wewahitchka compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Wewahitchka (2011 data):

  • Centennial Bank: Wewahitchka Branch at 125 North Highway 71, branch established on 2004/12/02. Info updated 2012/02/29: Bank assets: $3,588.2 mil, Deposits: $2,891.9 mil, headquarters in Conway, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Home Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Florida average:

12.2

Wewahitchka travel time to work - commute Wewahitchka mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (80%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Wewahitchka:

(Wewahitchka, Florida Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Wewahitchka city (based on Gulf County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,45926
Mainline Protestant1,1617
Black Protestant6274
Catholic3303
Other2532
None9,033-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Gulf County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Gulf County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Gulf County:

3.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.3%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Gulf County:

25.5%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.7%
State:

14.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,160$37,9200$0
Other Government Administration 6$4,860$9,7200$0
Streets and Highways 4$13,930$41,7900$0
Sewerage 1$4,176$50,1120$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,987$35,8440$0
Water Supply 2$6,160$36,9600$0
Totals for Government 15$35,273$28,2180$0

Wewahitchka government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($2.55)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($2.55)
  • Current Operations - Housing & Community Development: $500,000 ($254.84)
    Water Utilities: $199,000 ($101.43)
    Regular Highways: $176,000 ($89.70)
    Sewerage: $157,000 ($80.02)
    Financial Administration: $141,000 ($71.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $46,000 ($23.45)
    Police Protection: $34,000 ($17.33)
    Fire Protection: $28,000 ($14.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($7.65)
    Health Services - Other: $14,000 ($7.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,000 ($21.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($15.80)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($1.53)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($1.02)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($1.02)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $299,000 ($152.40)

Wewahitchka government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $134,000 ($68.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($13.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $8,000 ($4.08)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $52,000 ($26.50)
    General Revenue, NEC: $20,000 ($10.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $160,000 ($81.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $500,000 ($254.84)
    General Support: $124,000 ($63.20)
    All Other: $38,000 ($19.37)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $149,000 ($75.94)
    Property: $64,000 ($32.62)
    NEC: $6,000 ($3.06)

Wewahitchka government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $330,000 ($168.20)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $418,000 ($213.05)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $405,000 ($206.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $301,000 ($153.41)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $29,000 ($14.78)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $13,000 ($6.63)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $139,000 ($70.85)
    End of Fiscal Year: $89,000 ($45.36)

Wewahitchka government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $404,000 ($205.91)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $494,000 ($251.78)

8.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,175 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.72%
Florida average:

7.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bay County, FL  2.38% ($34,123 average AGI)
from Franklin County, FL  0.29% ($22,000)
from Calhoun County, FL  0.25% ($23,364)


8.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,314 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.01%
Florida average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bay County, FL  2.85% ($34,825 average AGI)
to Leon County, FL  0.34% ($19,800)
to Franklin County, FL  0.25% ($26,455)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wewahitchka:

  • WYBT (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLTG (1430 AM; 5 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: HOUR GROUP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDIZ (590 AM; 3 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wewahitchka:

  • WLHR (107.9 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WPAP-FM (92.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXP (103.5 FM; CALLAWAY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WFBX (94.5 FM; PARKER, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEBZ (93.5 FM; PORT ST. JOE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPBH (99.3 FM; MEXICO BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYYX (97.7 FM; BONIFAY, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WYOO (101.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WOYS (100.5 FM; APALACHICOLA, FL; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WFCT (105.5 FM; APALACHICOLA, FL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHK (102.7 FM; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wewahitchka:

  • WMBB (Channel 13; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJHG-TV (Channel 7; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WJHG LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBIF (Channel 51; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPCT (Channel 46; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WPGX (Channel 28; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • W17CG (Channel 17; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • WFSU-TV (Channel 11; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPCY-LP (Channel 26; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • Wewahitchka, Florida
  • Fatal accident count16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents19
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:11
  • Fatalities18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents37
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Florida average
  • Fatal accident count176
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents270
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons58
  • Fatalities190
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents476
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents35
See more detailed statistics of Wewahitchka fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 41m135ftTotal length
  • 6,983Total average daily traffic
  • 575Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,666Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wewahitchka)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Wewahitchka, FL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • WEWAHITCHKA, 550 Stone Mill Creek Road (Lat: 30.156139 Lon: -85.219111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.9 m, Overall height: 86.3 m, Call Sign: WMT416
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Douglas I Brandon
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • At Gulf Coast Electric Coop Office (Lat: 30.109639 Lon: -85.209889), Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WPNI604
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.581 MHz, 952.581 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/25/2002, Expiration Date: 10/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2012
    Registrant: Powersouth Energy Cooperative, 2027 East Three Notch St., Andalusia, AL 36420, Phone: (334) 427-3245, Fax: (334) 427-3439, Email:
  • WEWAHITCHKA, Wewahitchka Schools; Highway 6; 0.5 Miles South Of Wewahitchka, Fl (Lat: 30.105194 Lon: -85.199889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 124.1 m, Call Sign: WPVJ580
    Assigned Frequencies: 6630.00 MHz, 6670.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/26/2002, Expiration Date: 06/26/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2007, Certifier: Roger Boucher
    Registrant: M/A-Com, Inc., 3315 Old Forest Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24501, Phone: (434) 385-2820, Fax: (434) 385-2693
  • WEWAHITCHKA, Wewahitchka Schools; Highway 6; 0.5 Miles South Of Wewahitchka, Fl (Lat: 30.105194 Lon: -85.199889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 124.1 m, Call Sign: WQGJ540
    Assigned Frequencies: 6630.00 MHz, 6670.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2007, Expiration Date: 02/06/2017, Certifier: Scott Mikuen
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Avenue, Nw, Ste. 100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • WEWA-127, 601 Hwy 71 South (Lat: 30.107722 Lon: -85.201972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 118.6 m, Overall height: 119.5 m, Call Sign: WQNL606
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2011, Expiration Date: 03/15/2021, Certifier: Michael F Mies
    Registrant: Main Street Broadband LLC, 3780 Mansell Rd, Suite 300, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (678) 369-8558, Email:
  • CHIPOLA PARK, Chipola Park (Lat: 30.273861 Lon: -85.205333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 88.4 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQQU585
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6404.79 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/2013, Expiration Date: 03/05/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • WEWAHITCHKA, 601 Hwy 71 South (Lat: 30.107722 Lon: -85.201972), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 118.6 m, Overall height: 119.5 m, Call Sign: WQQU588
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/2013, Expiration Date: 03/05/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wewahitchka)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5662W , Serial Number: 28-842, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 10/19/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Kenny Strange, 1940 N Highway 71, Wewahitchka, FL 32465
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310K (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6937L , Serial Number: 310K0037, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 12/29/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Glenn R Cable, Rt 3 Box 184, Wewahitchka, FL 32465
  • Aircraft: CESSNA U206G (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 756MZ , Serial Number: U20604212, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 01/14/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Calvin Cheatham, Po Box 716, Wewahitchka, FL 32465
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84747 , Serial Number: 7AC-3463, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/26/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Richard S Bowers, 324 Pleasant Rest Rd, Wewahitchka, FL 32465

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
Most common first names in Wewahitchka, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5372.1 years
John3971.7 years
William3875.4 years
Robert2973.6 years
Mary2973.7 years
Thomas2573.1 years
Charles2067.1 years
Willie1972.3 years
George1671.5 years
Annie1480.4 years
Most common last names in Wewahitchka, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Whitfield2477.2 years
Smith1772.1 years
Jones1775.8 years
Davis1578.3 years
Williams1377.4 years
Hall1369.6 years
Gaskin1276.6 years
Taylor1178.4 years
Pitts1177.4 years
Martin1069.6 years

Businesses in Wewahitchka, FL

  • Subway: 1

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  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations"
  • #41 (32465) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of European first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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