Calhoun County was created in 1838 from Jackson and Washington counties in order to establish St. Joseph as a commercial competitor to Apalachicola. It was named for John C. Calhoun, member of the United States Senate from South Carolina and the seventh U.S. vice president, serving under John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson.
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