Wewahitchka is a small town in northern Gulf County.  Its name originates from the Native Americans and means "Water Eyes."  Freshwater recreation is central to the area.  The Dead Lakes and various creeks and rivers offer abundant opportunity for fishing, kayaking and sightseeing. 

What is Sweeter than Tupelo Honey?

The locals would say, “Nothing”! Gulf County is best known for our beautiful beaches, the dead lakes, and TUPELO HONEY. This sweet liquid gold is harvested in the spring of every year. The honey bees gather their sweet nectar from white tupelo trees that bloom along the Apalachicola and Chipola River basins in Gulf County. Our county is host to the largest concentration of white tupelo trees in the world making our area one of the best places to enjoy Tupelo Honey.

Tupelo honey was highlighted in the 1997 Award-Winning movie Ulee’s Gold. The movie was filmed in Wewahitchka and starred Peter Fonda, Patricia Henderson, and Jessica Biel. It centered around Ulee, a Florida beekeeper, raising his family in a…

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164 Mc Glon Dr, Wewahitchka, FL

Wewahitchka is where the quiet life is yours to enjoy. Come build your dream home on this beautiful 0.38-acre homesite located in the heart of Wewahitchka and only a short walk to Lake Alice Park. Just minutes away from World Class freshwater water fishing on the Dead Lakes, Chipola and Apalachicola Rivers. Port St Joe and Mexico Beach are a 30-minute drive where you can enjoy saltwater fishing in the Gulf of Mexico or take a stroll along the white sandy beaches.

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