September tourism numbers up in Walton County

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WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Tourism numbers in Walton County are still on the rise.

According to Tourism Development officials, September was up 2.3 percent compared to the same month last year.

Occupancy rates grew to 60 percent in 2017 so far, growing 1.5 percent over last year.

Overall Walton County saw an eight percent increase in tourism year over year.