Florida 22

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State Road 22 links Springfield, Callaway and the Panama City area with Gulf County and State Road 71 in the city of Wewahitchka. The route totals 25.8 miles along a mostly rural course comprised of tree stands and wetland areas.

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Florida 22 leaves the intersection with U.S. 98 (Tyndall Parkway) and reduces to two overall lanes. Photo taken 11/27/06.
Florida 22 travels 24 miles east from Callaway to Wewahitchka and its eastern terminus at Florida 71. Photo taken 11/27/06.
Approaching Bay County Road 2323 (Berthe Avenue) along Florida 22 (Wewa Highway) east in Callaway. Photo taken 11/27/06.
Bay County Road 2323 measures just 0.53 miles of Berthe Avenue leading south from Florida 22 (Wewa Highway) to Cherry Street. Berthe Avenue continues south from there to Boat Race Road across Baby Bayou and northward to Pittsburgh Street. Photo taken 11/27/06.
The succeeding reassurance shield for SR 22 stands east of Berthe Street. Photo taken 11/27/06.
Nearing the intersection with Bay County 2315 (Star Avenue) on Florida 22 east. CR 2315 follows Star Avenue south to the Plantation Pointe subdivision at Coleridge Road, spanning Callaway Bayou in the process. Photo taken 11/27/06.
Bay County 2315 continues north from Callaway and Florida 22 (Wewa Highway) to outlying areas of Panama City and U.S. 231 at Cedar Grove. Photo taken 11/27/06.
Departing the intersection with Star Avenue, Florida 22 reenters the eastern reaches of Callaway on the approach to Callaway Bayou. Photo taken 11/27/06.
Florida 22 exits the Panama City area for rural environs through eastern Bay County. Bay County Road 2297 spurs south from the state road 9.16 miles to East Bay and Allanton. Photo taken 11/27/06.
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Florida 22 sinks east southeast from Bay County Road 2297 to the Gulf County line, traveling through forest and undeveloped wetlands. Photos taken 11/27/06.
Gulf County continues the same landscape from Bay County along Florida 22 east. Photo taken 11/27/06.
Gulf County Road 22 (Old Panama Highway) represents an older alignment of Florida 22 through western reaches of Wewahitchka. The route travels 2.11 miles along Old Panama Highway, but does not return to Florida 22 officially. Photo taken 11/27/06.
Florida 22 enters the Wewahitchka city limits. Photo taken 11/27/06.
The final Florida 22 eastbound reassurance shield, posted within Wewahitchka. Photo taken 11/27/06.
Florida 71 shield assembly posted near Florida 22's eastern terminus. Florida 71 joins Wewahitchka with the Calhoun County seat of Blountstown to the north. Photo taken 11/27/06.
End Florida 22 at Florida 71; Florida 71 continues south to White City and Port St. Joe, ending at U.S. 98 near the coast. Gulf County 22 begins at the adjacent Florida 71 intersection with Lake Grove Road and spurs east to Lake Grove. Photo taken 11/27/06.

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11/27/06 by AARoads and Justin Cozart

Page Updated 08-10-2008.