Before 1513 - Native Americans lived here.
1513 - Juan Ponce de Leon named Florida.
1528 - Panfilo de Narvaez explored the Bay
1821 - U.S. bought Florida from Spain.
1827 - Governor John Clark of Georgia became
"Keeper of the Trees".
1835 - Jose Massalina started the black
community of Red Fish Point.
1845 - Florida became a state.
1863 - Confederate and Union soldiers battle on
1887 - Park Resort platted.( Park Resort
became Panama City in 1888.)
1903 - The Tarpon began to sail into
1908 - The first train arrived. St. Andrew was
1909 - Panama City was incorporated.
1913 - Lynn Haven was incorporated. Millville
was incorporated. Bay County became a
1935 - Springfield was incorporated.
1945 - Tyndall AFB began operation.
1952 - Cedar Grove was incorporated.
1963 - Callaway was incorporated.
1967 - Parker was incorporated.
1971 - Panama City Beach was incorporated.