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    Blountstown and Calhoun County

    by Basaic Written Jul 21, 2012

    Blountstown is a town of about 2500 located in the Panhandle of North Florida. The town was named after John Blount a Seminole Indian chief who guided Andrew Jackson during his 1818 attack into Spanish Florida. Blountstown is the county seat of Calhoun County, which was established in 1838. Calhoun County was named for John C. Calhoun, a U.S. Senator from South Carolina who also served as Vice President under John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson.

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