The westernmost county in the state of Florida is Escambia County. The county seat is Pensacola and is home to the Blue Angels. The Pensacola Naval Air Station is where naval aviators are trained and earn their wings of gold.
Escambia County is part of the Emerald Coast that begins at Pensacola and runs about 100 miles along the Gulf of Mexico to Port St Joe Florida. The white sandy beaches and barrier islands run along the beautiful emerald-green and blue ocean water creating its nickname the Emerald Coast.
Escambia County Table of Contents
Located in the northwest corner of the state of Florida, the First Judicial Circuit is one of 20 circuit courts in Florida and serves the Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton Florida counties. The First Judicial Circuit of Florida has main courthouses in Pensacola, Milton, Crestview and DeFuniak Springs, Florida as well as several annex courthouses throughout the four counties.
Escambia County Map
This map of Escambia County shows Pensacola, the Pensacola Naval Complex, and the Gulf of Mexico, which borders Escambia County to the south
The county of Escambia has a total area of 876 square miles. The total area is consists of 662 square miles of land and 213 square miles of water and is part of the Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Escambia County is one of the few counties that is actually bordered by a county of the same name from a different state. On the west side of Florida’s Escambia County is Escambia County, Alabama.
Area Codes and Zip Codes for Escambia County
The area code for Pensacola and most of Escambia County is 850.
Cities in Escambia County Florida
Escambia County has only 2 incorporated cities.
Incorporated Cities in Escambia County, FL
Unincorporated Cities in Escambia County, FL
- Barrineau Park
- Ferry Pass
- Innerarity Point
- Myrtle Gove
- Pensacola Beach
- Perdido Key
- Walnut Hill
- West Pensacola
Jobs and Careers in Escambia County
Escambia County offers a wide range of jobs and career opportunity thanks to the Universities and Naval Air Station located in the Pensacola Bay Area. The University of West Florida and other colleges offer degrees and certification programs that help provide a quality workforce.
Industries currently thriving in Escambia County are:
- Advanced Manufacturing
- Aviation, Aerospace, and Defense
- Health Sciences
- Renewable Energy
- Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
Jobs in Escambia County
The top five major employers in Escambia County are:
- Sacred Heart Health System
- Baptist Health Care
- Lakeview Center
- Gulf Power Company
- Ascend Performance Materials
Escambia County Library
The West Florida Public Library serves Escambia County. The Pensacola Public Library on West Gregory Street is the headquarters for the library system throughout Escambia County. There are several library branches in Pensacola and one in Century.
Pensacola Public Library
200 West Gregory Street, Pensacola, Florida 32502
Circulation Desk Phone: 850-436-5060
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West Florida Public Library Locations
Escambia County Library Cards - The West Florida library cards are issued at all branch locations free of charge.