Chipley is a city in Washington County, Florida, United States. Its population was 3,605 at the time of the 2010 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, (1840-1897).
The First National Bank of Chipley was organized on June 1, 1905 and was issued a charter on June 9, 1905. On January 13, 1931 the assets and liabilities of the First National Bank of Chipley were transfered to the Chipley State Bank. Only 12 large notes and 3 small size notes known on this scarce one bank town.
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Notes & Currency
- 18__ Fernandina $3 Obsolete Note
- 1882 $50 Jacksonville Note Charter #3869
- 1902 $10 Punta Gorda Note Charter #10512
- 1882 $5 Palatka Note Charter #3223
- 1902 $5 Key West Note Charter #7942