Escambia County, Florida

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Escambia County, Florida
Pensacola, FL, Courthouse, Escambia County, 12-16-2010 (2).JPG
Escambia County Courthouse
Seal of Escambia County, Florida
Map of Florida highlighting Escambia County
Location in the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location in the U.S.
Founded July 21, 1821
Named for Escambia River
Seat Pensacola
Largest city Pensacola
 • Total 875 sq mi (2,266 km2)
 • Land 656 sq mi (1,699 km2)
 • Water 218 sq mi (565 km2), 25.0%
Population (est.)
 • (2016) 315,187
 • Density 480/sq mi (190/km2)
Congressional district 1st
Time zone Central: UTC−6/−5

Escambia County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida. It was formed on July 21, 1821. As of 2000, 294,410 people lived there. Escambia County's seat is Pensacola.

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