About Geneva County

Geneva County was named after its county seat of Geneva by Walter H. Yonge, an early town resident and Swiss native. Established December 26, 1868. It is located in the South East corner of the State on the Florida Panhandle border in the Wiregrass Region and part of the Dothan AL Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Over 40 miles across by 14 miles of tall

Covering 479sq. miles

2020 Census Population of 26,659

Travel and Surrounding Areas

With 10 major highways running north to south, and east to west through the county it is a major thoroughfare for travelers and beach traffic. Approximately 20 miles from the border to Interstate 10 and 60 miles to the Gulf Coast beaches. Surrounded by 4 Alabama and 3 Florida counties that total almost 400,000 residents, numerous Military bases plus millions of yearly vacationers…“Opportunities Abound”.

Cities

Geneva (county seat)

“Where the Two Rivers Meet”

Incorporated in 1875

Population: 4,292

Hartford

“Preserving History While Building for Tomorrow”

Incorporated in 1896

Population: 2,651

Slocomb

“Home of the Tomato Festival”

Incorporated in 1901

Population: 2,082

Samson

“We Grow Friendly People”

Incorporated in 1905

Population: 1,874

Towns

Black, Coffee Springs, Malvern, and Taylor (partly in Houston County)

Unincorporated Communities

Bellwood, Chancellor, Dundee, Earlytown, Fadette, Hacoda, High Bluff, Highfalls, and Highnote