DeFuniak Springs is located at Interstate 10 and Hwy 331, just a short drive north of Florida’s Emerald Coast beaches. Rich history and southern tradition abounds in this small town filled with beautiful historic homes and buildings. Learn more about DeFuniak Springs real estate below.
Florida’s oldest library still in operation is located here in DeFuniak Springs as well as the Hotel DeFuniak, The Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood, and the Walton County Museum. Holding the county seat for Walton County, the city's historic significance is only bested by it's gorgeous setting. DeFuniak Springs is home to one of only two perfectly round natural lakes in the world. Southern historic homes surround the lake and the holiday tradition of Christmas Reflections, which guides tours around the lake and decorated homes, draws crowds from around the world. In addition to the booming tourism economy, year-round residents enjoy a number of recreational sports such as hunting, fishing, horseback riding, golfing and boating while soaking up the area's rural beauty.