Monday, May 18, 2009
Chattahoochee is a city in Gadsden County, Florida, United States. The population was 3,287 at the 2000 census. According to the U.S Census estimates of 2005, the city had a population of 3,720. It is part of the Tallahassee, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.
View looking toward the Jim Woodruff Dam in Chattahoochee, Florida
Chattahoochee is located at 30°41′50″N 84°50′25″W/30.697257°N 84.840193°W/30.697257; -84.840193.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 14.6 km² (5.6 mi²). 14.1 km² (5.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²) of it (3.37%) is water.
View of Road 269 : Chattahoochee, Florida
Amos Building, near main entrance
Florida State Hospital, the hospital involved in the famous United States Supreme Court decision, O'Connor v. Donaldson, is located adjacent to Chattahoochee. The former arsenal and current Administration Building of Florida State Hospital is listed on the National Register of Historic Places (Building - #73000578) . The hospital was featured in a 1989 movie, Chattahoochee, starring Gary Oldman and Dennis Hopper, in which a war hero, Chris Calhoun, is involuntarily committed to Florida State Hospital where he sees doctors at the hospital humiliating patients and experiences filth and abuse.
Ships "Albany" and "Dennison" in Chattahoochee picture
Aerial view of Jim Woodruff Dam : Chattahoochee, Florida, 1957
Jim Woodruff Dam dedication and barbecue : Chattahoochee, Florida, 1957
View of streets after the flood : Chattahoochee, Florida, 1925
View of flooded neighborhood : Chattahoochee, Florida, 1925
Victory Bridge across the Apalachicola River : Chattahoochee, Florida, 1922
Home in Chattahooochee, 1915
Carl F. Jones home, 1915
Palsgraff home : Chattahoochee, Florida, 1910
Steamboat "W.C. Bradley" running on the Apalachicola River : Chattahoochee, Florida, 1903
Steamboat "Amos Hays" docked at the Chattahootchee River : Chattahoochee, Florida, 1884
Drawing of Montvernon arsenal : Chattahoochee, Florida, 1839
Fire station at Florida State Hospital : Chattahoochee, Florida picture
Interior of E.H. Boykin
Clark Bell Funeral home : Chattahoochee, Florida
E.W. Scarborough store : Chattahoochee, Florida
Administration building at the Florida State Hospital
Scarborough and Gholson store : Chattahoochee, Florida
Dr. B.F. Barnes' home on South Bolivar Street : Chattahoochee, Florida
A. K. Gholson home on South Bolivar Street : Chattahoochee, Florida
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