Come visit and stay for a lifetime! Callaway has a “small town” atmosphere with its own shopping district, but is still within driving distance to the beaches and scenic bays. It is conveniently located to the east of Panama City, neighboring Tyndall Air Force Base.
Callaway’s pristine waterways, residential and recreational areas, and the Arts and Conference Center help make it a diverse community. There are a lot of parks with something available for everyone! Some of the park amenities offered include: Veterans Park with a walking path, picnic area, playground, and is pet friendly; John B Gore Park provides a boat ramp, floating docks, a Community Center with a meeting room and small kitchen, and is conveniently located next to sports practice fields, a playground and tennis courts; Brittany Woods has a walking park; Patterson and Collinfurst Parks both have beautiful and serene water views! The Arts and Conference Center, located at the Recreation Complex, features an auditorium, meeting rooms and a caterer’s kitchen, which are available for special events. Also located at the Recreational Complex are two t-ball fields, two youth baseball fields, three multi-use ball fields, five soccer fields, a football field, a fully stocked children’s fishing pond, a mile-long walking trail with exercise equipment, and two playgrounds.
The commercial districts in Callaway offer many services and
amenities to citizens, including financial services and banks, dining
opportunities at local restaurants, lodging at its hotels, as well as other new
commercial entities. Callaway Elementary School is located within the city
limits, and Everitt Middle School and Rutherford High School are in close
proximity to the city.
Callaway’s City Commission strives to protect the delicate balance between property rights and property values through the years. It has approved legislative requirements, which ensure quality growth within Callaway. The Public Safety Building houses in the City’s Fire Department and the substation of the Bay County Sheriff’s Office. The City has expanded its water and sewer utility services to Allanton Peninsula in order to accommodate new growth and business. Public transportation is available through the Bay Town Trolley, which traverses the county from east to west. Callaway has a Historical Society that houses the City’s artifacts in a museum located next to the “Old School House.” The “Old School House” has been designated as a Florida Heritage Site and is located near John B. Gore Park.
Callaway Police Dept.
City of Callaway
6601 State Road Hwy. 22
Callaway, FL 32404