Panama City Florida
Ellis Agency, serving Panama City and Bay county for years! We are proud to continue the services you’ve come to appreciate and as we bring new services and companies in we hope you will continue to grow with us. The Panama City office is our third office that has grown out of our Marianna Fl office and of course it all started in Altha. Because we offer a full line of insurance coverages of all types and it is affordable many people are attracted to us but our friendly knowledgeable staff is what keep folks coming back. We appreciate the constant flow of referrals from our satisfied clients and we promise we will work hard to not let you down. Our panama City office is the largest in population served but our commitment to servicing all our clients is just as certain in all our offices. So if you are in town and need to make a payment or get a new quote then we are ready to greet you face to face. If you are out of town in one of our other locations the service is still with a smile in our other offices as well but you can always call us or pay online. Whichever is more convenient for you! Thank you so much, Panama City!
Interesting facts about Panama City
Panama City in Florida is also known as “The Emerald Coast.” It gets
this name because the water has a green tint to it. The sun reflects off
of the quartz sand bottom of the gulf, making the water look this
color. The water is also clean and clear because there are no rivers
running into the Gulf. Algae also contributes to the color because of
Panama City in Florida is actually known as the Wreck Capital of the
South. Many ships wreck in the Gulf, and one of the most famous is the
Empire Mica, a 465-foot British tanker that was torpedoed by a German
U-boat in 1942. You can actually see these wrecks if you go diving,
which is a popular pastime in the area.
dates back to prehistoric eras, when native hunters and fishermen
explored the region’s sources of fish and oyster. The beach’s high
bluffs and hardwood trees were considered a refuge for natives, but
proved difficult for European settlers until the English occupation of
Florida from 1763-83.
beaches along its 27 miles of coastline, partly because of its dazzling
green water that laps up to powdery white sand beaches that give the
Gulf area the nickname, the “Emerald Coast.” Want to know why? We dig
further into the reason for these brilliant colors, a reflection of the
sand and water, in our blogs here: The White Sand of Destin Florida & What Makes The Emerald Coast Green