Dogwood Lakes, near Bonifay
    Cities & Towns:
  • Bonifay
  • Esto
  • Noma
  • Ponce de Leon
  • Westville

Holmes County is located in the panhandle of Florida, against the Alabama state line. Holmes County was named for Thomas Holmes, an early settler in the area from North Carolina. Officially created on January 8, 1848, Holmes County now contains 483 square miles of land area and 6 square miles of water surface. The county seat is Bonifay.

Holmes County is traversed east/west by Interstate 10.