About Bay County

FSU Panama City is located in Florida’s Great Northwest along the shores of beautiful North Bay. The campus is minutes away from the Gulf of Mexico and the white sands of the “World’s Most Beautiful Beaches.” The campus is just 100 miles from Tallahassee, making it possible for students at FSU Panama City to participate in activities and events at FSU Tallahassee. The Panama City/Bay County area offers an abundance of cultural and community events, great restaurants and unique shopping venues.


320 days of sunshine

July is the hottest month in Panama City with an average temperature of 88°. Panama City has a humid subtropical climate, with short mild winters and long, hot humid summers. So break out your shades and enjoy the sunshine!

Bay County weather Statistics

See what FSU Panama City weather looks like right now.

Enjoy the great outdoors

FSU Panama City is only minutes from the white, sandy beaches. With nearly 100 public beach access points along Panama City Beach and numerous nature parks and walking trails, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the plentiful sunshine.

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8 minutes between FSU PC and the sandy beaches

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Fish, paddleboard, grill & sail at Carl Gray Park

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Take a walk on the wild side with 3 zoos/wildlife sanctuaries

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Hike or bike on more than 8 nature parks