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
Location within Florida
Location within Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
FoundedJuly 21, 1821
Named forEscambia River
Largest cityPensacola
 • Total875 sq mi (2,266 km2)
 • Land656 sq mi (1,699 km2)
 • Water218 sq mi (565 km2), 25.0%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)315,187
 • Density480/sq mi (190/km2)
Congressional district1st
Time zoneCentral: 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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