Paxton is a town in Walton County, Florida, United States. The population was 656 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 753.
Paxton is located at 30°58′43″N 86°18′42″W / 30.978662°N 86.311780°W / 30.978662; -86.311780.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.0 square miles (10.3 km²). 3.9 square miles (10.1 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (1.76%) is water.