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About Freeport Florida

Dock in Freeport Florida along Water Edge.

Beautiful Freeport Florida

Freeport is a city in Walton County, Florida, and began about 1830 when settlers were attracted to the natural harbor of LaGrange Bayou, located near the eastern end of Choctawhatchee Bay and the mouth of the Choctawhatchee River. In Freeport, Florida, many residents work on Eglin Air Force Base as military personnel, contractors, or civil service, but the lions share work south of the Bay in South Walton County.

Freeport is centrally located in Walton County, Florida. In the Panhandle, Freeport is north of 30A and the Choctawhatchee Bay (Choc-tuh-hatch-ee) between Destin and Panama City Beach. It is advantageously situated and within driving proximity to Santa Rosa Beach, Miramar Beach, Grayton Beach, Watercolor, Watersound, I-10, Destin Commons, Silver Sands, Rosemary Beach and more. Tallahassee, Pensacola, and Montgomery are all just a few hours’ drive. It is within an hour of the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS), the Bay County Regional Airport (ECP), the Destin Municipal Airport (DST), and the DeFuniak Springs Municipal Airport (54J). It is a half-hour drive from the South Walton Beaches and many golf courses.

Hammock Bay is in the City of Freeport and a proud cooperative neighbor of Eglin Air Force Base, which borders the city limits. Hammock Bay is in the heart of it all and offers resort amenities at affordable prices.

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Young boy catches a fish in Freeport Florida.
Hammock Bay in Freeport, Florida is ideal for raising your family! With water access and plentiful amenities, your kids will make memories that will last forever.

Area Beaches

Just a short 15-minute drive south of Hammock Bay are some of the world’s most spectacular and beautiful beaches. With sugar white sand, clear emerald green waters, towering sand dunes, and more, you can walk for miles, swim, paddleboard, fish, and more while taking in the gorgeous scenery. Enjoy the beach communities, eclectic shopping, or relax while watching the waves break at your feet. So close to Hammock Bay, you can start or end your day at the many untouched Northwestern Florida beaches – all in a safe, clean, and crowd-free environment.

Area Schools

Hammock Bay residents can rest assured their children are getting the best in education with some of the most sought-after schools in the state of Florida. Freeport will open a new Middle School in August of 2024. Construction is under way now.

Administered by the Walton County School District the Elementary, Middle and High Schools in Freeport high ratings in the State of Florida released grades for schools, based on standard math, reading and writing test scores, annual learning gains and other factors. Hammock Bay works closely with all three schools to maintain strong ties between our community and future of our children.

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