Cities in Bay County, Florida by Population (2024)

There are 18 cities in Bay County, Florida.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Panama City1Florida36,59232,7882.67%1,03335.43
Lynn Haven2Florida21,42918,6593.34%2,04310.49
Panama City Beach3Florida20,09118,0212.65%1,04119.30
Upper Grand Lagoon4Florida16,01018,114-3.18%1,9768.10
Lower Grand Lagoon8Florida4,7664,7000.36%2,2792.09
Laguna Beach9Florida4,1174,271-0.92%1,6422.51
Port St. Joe10Florida3,8773,3573.47%4149.37
Cedar Grove12Florida2,5393,499-8.64%9692.62
Pretty Bayou13Florida2,4132,901-1.15%1,5341.57
Mexico Beach14Florida1,1899176.07%5132.32
Tyndall AFB18Florida02,0720%014.46

Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Bay County, Florida?

Panama City is the largest city in Bay County.

What is the smallest city in Bay County, Florida?

Tyndall AFB is the smallest city in Bay County.

How many cities are in Bay County?

There are 18 cities in Bay County, Florida.

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