Washington County Courthouse
|Motto: "Proud Heritage, Bright Future"|
Location in Washington County and the state of Florida
|• Mayor||Linda Cane|
|• Total||4.1 sq mi (10.7 km2)|
|• Land||4.1 sq mi (10.7 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||119 ft (36 m)|
|• Density||872.5/sq mi (336.6/km2)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0280398|
Chipley is a city in Washington County, Florida, United States. Its population was 3,592 at the time of the 2000 U.S. Census. According to the United States Census Bureau estimates of 2005, the city had a population of about 3,682.  Chipley is the county seat of Washington County.
Originally called "Orange", the city was renamed Chipley in 1882, for the railroad businessman and Florida state senator William Dudley Chipley.
Chipley is located at .
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has an area of 4.1 square miles (11 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,592 people, 1,442 households, and 908 families residing in the city. The population density was 872.5 inhabitants per square mile (336.6/km²). There were 1,694 housing units at an average density of 411.5 per square mile (158.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 67.85% White, 28.51% African American, 1.28% Native American, 0.56% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.22% from other races, and 1.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.45% of the population.
There were 1,442 households out of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.2% were married couples living together, 19.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.0% were non-families. 33.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.97.
In the city the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 21.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 82.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $21,686, and the median income for a family was $28,792. Males had a median income of $23,715 versus $19,662 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,842. About 25.1% of families and 27.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 42.4% of those under age 18 and 22.3% of those age 65 or over.
- Chipley City Hall
- Falling Waters State Park
- South Third Street Historic District
- Spanish Trail Playhouse
- Woman's Club of Chipley
- Artis Gilmore - a Jacksonville University, ABA, and National Basketball Association All-Star center, was born in Chipley
- Amasa Coleman Lee - a lawyer and legislator
- Amp Lee - a Florida State University and National Football League halfback
- Liz Swaine - a broadcast journalist in Louisiana
- Bert Yancey - a Professional Golfers Association player, who was born in Chipley
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
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