Escambia County, Florida

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Escambia County
Escambia County Courthouse
Escambia County Courthouse
Official seal of Escambia County
Seal
Map of Florida highlighting Escambia County
Location within the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 30°37′N 87°20′W / 30.61°N 87.33°W / 30.61; -87.33
Country United States
State Florida
FoundedJuly 21, 1821
Named forEscambia River
SeatPensacola
Largest cityPensacola
Area
 • Total875 sq mi (2,270 km2)
 • Land656 sq mi (1,700 km2)
 • Water218 sq mi (560 km2)  25.0%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
315,187
 • Density480/sq mi (190/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st
Websitehttp://myescambia.com

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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