The Westerner, Inc. - Chipley, Florida

Chipley, FL 32428

  • girls pointy toed cowboy boots decorated with a pink upper
  • Rodney sewell, owner of the Westerner in a photo taken in the early 1980's

Picture a rural town in 1979, a country boy, and a supportive family. Shortly after Rodney graduated Junior College, his dream of owning a western store became a reality. With the help of family he began the business in a 800 square foot store, with two employees, Rodney and his Mother.

Today, the store is 12,000 square and is the Largest of its type in the Panhandle of Florida and attracts people from hundreds of miles for its superior products and service.

That store that was started as a family business, continues in the family. On any given day you will find his family, from kids to grandkids assisting customers with any thing from finding the perfect fit in a boot, to shaping hats, and everything in between, family is in it all.

Whether you're looking for the latest fashions in sneakers, boots, jeans, tops, and any other apparal, the Westerner, has much to offer.