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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Santa Rosa Beach in November 2011
Santa Rosa Beach in November 2011
Coordinates: 30°21′41″N 86°09′33″W / 30.361486°N 86.159116°W / 30.361486; -86.159116Coordinates: 30°21′41″N 86°09′33″W / 30.361486°N 86.159116°W / 30.361486; -86.159116
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Walton
Elevation
3 ft (1 m)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total 14,028
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
32459

Santa Rosa Beach is an unincorporated community in Walton County, Florida, United States. It belongs to the Fort Walton Beach-Crestview-Destin, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Location

Santa Rosa Beach is located on the Emerald Coast, between Laguna Beach and Destin. It lies north of U.S. Route 98, on the southern shores of the Choctawhatchee Bay, more precisely on Hogtown Bayou.

Although not incorporated, the community has a specific zip code, 32459, which also includes the closest communities: to the east Point Washington, to the southeast Grayton Beach and Seaside, and to the west Miramar Beach.

Overall, this zip code covers a land area of 65 square miles (plus 0.82 square miles of water area) for a population of 11,457 (4,831 households) according to the 2010 census.

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