Callaway residents enjoy a “small town” atmosphere, close proximity to the shopping district, beaches, scenic bays as well as Tyndall Air Force Base.
The City of Callaway has pristine waterways, various types of residential areas, an Arts and Conference Center, which help to make the community diverse. There are many parks for its citizens to enjoy. Some of the amenities offered at the parks are: Veterans Park which has a walking path, picnic area and playground; John B. Gore Park which provides a boat ramp, Community Center including a small kitchen and meeting room as well as sports practice fields; Brittany Woods has a walking park; and Patterson Park and Collinfurst Park have beautiful water views.
The Arts and Conference Center, located at the Recreational Complex, features an auditorium, small meeting room and a caterer’s kitchen available for special events. Also located at the Recreational Complex are five multi-use ball fields, three soccer fields, a fully stocked fish pond, a walking trail, exercise equipment and two playgrounds. The City also has a large amount of youth involvement at the Complex from T-Ball to Baseball.
Callaway has many services and amenities to offer its citizens, which include several new banks, restaurants, and hotels as well as other new commercial entities. It also includes Callaway Elementary School within the city limits, as well as, Everitt Middle School and Rutherford High School in close proximity.
Callaway’s City Commission has strived to protect the delicate balance between property rights and property values, which includes approving legislative requirements which ensure quality growth within the City. A Public Safety Building houses the City’s Fire Department and our Law Enforcement provided by the Bay County Sheriff’s Office. A new 5 million gallon ground storage water tank and new utility services to the Allanton peninsula where completed in January 2011. New commercial and retail projects located on Tyndall Parkway are currently under construction. Public transportation is available through the Bay Town Trolley which traverses the City and County. Callaway has a Historical Society which houses the City’s artifacts in a museum located next to the “Old School House” near John B. Gore Park.
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City of Callaway
6601 State Road Hwy. 22
Callaway, FL 32404