Escambia County is located in the extreme Northwestern corner of the State, bordered on the west and north by Alabama, on the east by Santa Rosa County, and on the South by the Gulf of Mexico. The County encompasses 661 square miles, or 420,480 acres, with an additional 64,000 acres of water area. From the Gulf of Mexico north to Alabama is a distance of approximately 50 miles. The population is currently estimated at 296,709.
Escambia County has a rich and proud history. The region provides a little bit of everything - casual beach living, active city life, or open farm land.
This is a not only a great place to visit as indicated by our high volume of tourists, but also a great place to live and work.