Mayor, Mike Thomas
Mayor Mike Thomas welcomes you to Panama City Beach, Florida, Home of "the World's Most Beautiful Beaches."
The City of Panama City Beach is approximately 16 square miles located along the Gulf of Mexico in Florida's Great Northwest. The City is populated by over 12,094 permanent residents and it is estimated that an average of 25,000 people visit the area each day.
The City government consists of four at-large council members and a mayor. The City population has experienced growth each year and is made up of a diverse population. Community life is supported by various education institutes, recreational and social areas including parks, senior and youth centers, golf courses, numerous medical, vision, and dental offices, library, and the longest fishing pier on the Gulf.
The City is home of worship/gathering sites of many denominations and an abundance of financial institutions.