Inlet Beach is located in south Walton County, Florida. Inlet Beach is the most eastern South Walton County beach and is named after Phillips Inlet at the border of South Walton and Bay counties.
The use of the name Inlet Beach antedates World War II.
Much of the land was distributed through a lottery system to World War II veterans, and was sometimes known as "Soldiers Beach" or "Veterans Beach".
Coordinates: 30°16′37″N 86°00′29″W / 30.27694°N 86.00806°W / 30.27694; -86.00806