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Encyclopedia > Escambia County, Florida
Escambia County, Florida
Seal of Escambia County, Florida
Seal
Map
Map of Florida highlighting Escambia County
Location in the state of Florida
Statistics
Formed 21 July 1821
Seat Pensacola
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

2,268 km² (876 mi²)

552 km² (213 mi²) 24.35%
Population
 - (2000)
 -
({{{census estimate yr}}})
 -
Density

294,410
172/km² 
Website: www.co.escambia.fl.us

Escambia County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. Its county seat is Pensacola, Florida6. Image File history File links Escambia_County_Fl_Seal. ... Image File history File links Escambia_County_Florida. ... July 21 is the 202nd day (203rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 163 days remaining. ... 1821 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Nickname: The City of Five Flags Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ... The Twenty-second United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... A state of the United States (U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states, four of which officially favor the term commonwealth which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 22nd 170 451 km² 260 km 800 km 17. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Nickname: The City of Five Flags Motto: Official website: http://www. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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History

Escambia County was created in 1821. It was named for the Escambia River, whose name in turn comes from a Spanish word for "barter" or "exchange." Escambia County and St. Johns County were Florida's original two counties with the Suwannee River being the boundary between the two. 1821 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... It has been suggested that Swapping (barter) be merged into this article or section. ... St. ... Suwannee River, Florida The Suwannee River (also spelled Suwanee River) is a major river of southern Georgia and northern Florida in the United States. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,268 km² (876 mi²). 1,715 km² (662 mi²) of it is land and 552 km² (213 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 24.35% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


The county includes the island of Santa Rosa, which is separate from Santa Rosa County proper. Santa Rosa Island is a 40-mile barrier island located in Florida, thirty miles from the Alabama state border. ... Santa Rosa County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ...


Escambia is the westernmost county in Florida (see map). The county in Alabama directly to the north is also called Escambia County. Note, the fact that Escambia County, Florida, borders Escambia County, Alabama, makes the two Escambia Counties among the few counties in the United States with the same name, but from different states, to border each other. Official language(s) English Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 30th 135,775 km² 306 km 531 km 3. ... Escambia County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. ...


Escambia county is the gateway to Florida from the West.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 294,410 people, 111,049 households, and 74,180 families residing in the county. The population density was 172/km² (444/mi²). There were 124,647 housing units at an average density of 73/km² (188/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 72.35% White, 21.40% Black or African American, 0.90% Native American, 2.21% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 0.85% from other races, and 2.16% from two or more races. 2.70% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 111,049 households out of which 29.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.80% were married couples living together, 15.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.20% were non-families. 26.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.98. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 23.50% under the age of 18, 12.20% from 18 to 24, 29.00% from 25 to 44, 22.00% from 45 to 64, and 13.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 98.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.10 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $35,234, and the median income for a family was $41,708. Males had a median income of $31,054 versus $22,023 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,641. 15.40% of the population and 12.10% of families were below the poverty line. 23.70% of those under the age of 18 and 9.60% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population living in poverty The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Incorporated

Century is a town located in Escambia County, Florida. ... Nickname: The City of Five Flags Motto: Official website: http://www. ...

Unincorporated

Bellview is a census-designated place located in Escambia County, Florida. ... Brent is a census-designated place located in Escambia County, Florida. ... Ensley is a census-designated place located in Escambia County, Florida. ... Ferry Pass is a census-designated place located in Escambia County, Florida. ... Gonzalez is a census-designated place located in Escambia County, Florida. ... Goulding is a census-designated place located in Escambia County, Florida. ... Molino is a census-designated place located in Escambia County, Florida. ... Myrtle Grove is a census-designated place located in Escambia County, Florida. ... Warrington is a census-designated place located in Escambia County, Florida. ... West Pensacola is a census-designated place located in Escambia County, Florida. ... Perdido Key, Florida is a census-designated place located in Escambia County, Florida, outside the Pensacola city limits near the community of Warrington. ...

External links

Government links/Constitutional offices

Special districts

Judicial branch

Santa Rosa County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Okaloosa County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Walton County is a county located in the state of Florida. ...

Tourism links

  • Pensacola Bay Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
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