Pensacola, Florida

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Pensacola, Florida
Pensacola in 1885.
Pensacola in 1885.
Nickname(s): 
The City of Five Flags
Motto(s): 
Enhancing the Quality of Life for all Citizens
Location in Escambia County and the state of Florida
Location in Escambia County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 30°26′0″N 87°12′0″W / 30.43333°N 87.20000°W / 30.43333; -87.20000Coordinates: 30°26′0″N 87°12′0″W / 30.43333°N 87.20000°W / 30.43333; -87.20000
Country United States
State Florida
County Escambia
Government
 • MayorMike Wiggins
Area
 • City39.7 sq mi (102.7 km2)
 • Land22.7 sq mi (58.8 km2)
 • Water17.0 sq mi (43.9 km2)
Elevation
102 ft (31 m)
Population
 (2006)
 • City53,248
 • Density2,478.7/sq mi (956.8/km2)
 • Metro
437,125
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)850
FIPS code12-55925[1]
GNIS feature ID0294117[2]
Websitepensacolacitygov.com

Pensacola is a city of Florida in the United States. It is the county seat of Escambia County.

As of 2019, the population was estimated to be 52,975.[3] Pensacola is the principal city of the Pensacola Metropolitan Area, which had an estimated 502,629 residents as of 2019.[4] Pensacola is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the Gulf Coast region, the largest between New Orleans and Tampa.

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts: Pensacola city, Florida". www.census.gov. Retrieved 2019-12-30.
  4. "Annual Estimares of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018 - United States - Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area, and for Puerto Rico - 2018 Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 10, 2019.