Escambia County


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Escambia County, Alabama

PO Box 856
Brewton, AL 36427
Phone: (251) 867-0305
Fax: (251) 867-0365
www.co.escambia.al.us

On southern border of AL; organized Dec 10, 1868 from Baldwin and Conecuh counties. Name Origin: For Escambia River, probably a Spanish rendering of a Choctaw or Chickasaw Indian word but origin is in dispute. There may be a connection to Spanish cambiar 'to exchange, trade, barter.' River formerly called the Pensacola.

Area (sq mi):: 952.95 (land 947.38; water 5.57) Population per square mile: 40.20
Population 2005: 38,082 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 8.20% Population 2000: 38,440 (White 63.90%; Black or African American 30.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 4.50%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $14,396; median household $28,319; Population below poverty level: 20.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,687-$19,758
Unemployment (2004): 7.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 25.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Escambia County, Florida

PO Box 1591
Pensacola, FL 32591
Phone: (850) 595-4900
Fax: (850) 595-4908
www.co.escambia.fl.us

On northwestern border of FL, bordered on the south by the Gulf of Mexico; original county; organized Jul 21, 1822 (prior to statehood). It is one of the two first counties; the other is Saint Johns. Name Origin: For the river, which forms its eastern border; probably a Spanish rendering of a Choctaw or Chickasaw Indian word but origin is in dispute. River formerly called the Pensacola. There may be a connection to Spanish cambiar 'to trade.'

Area (sq mi):: 875.57 (land 662.35; water 213.21) Population per square mile: 448.10
Population 2005: 296,772 State rank: 18 Population change: 2000-20005 0.80%; 1990-2000 12.00% Population 2000: 294,410 (White 70.90%; Black or African American 21.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 2.20%; Other 4.10%). Foreign born: 3.70%. Median age: 35.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,641; median household $35,234; Population below poverty level: 15.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,279-$25,168
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 23.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Pensacola County seat (54,734)

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    Escambia County, who owns the proposed property, is currently working to redevelop the property for future use as the Midtown Commerce Park.
    Cerner has expanded further into the Alabama rural health care market through a new collaboration with the Escambia County Healthcare Authority, or ECHA.
    According to the arrest warrant, a witness called Escambia County Sheriff's deputies after he heard someone screaming and a vehicle accelerating at high speeds.
    On the Panhandle, Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan warned people against staying in their homes, saying emergency services would not be able to help them.
    Joshua Kaye is a music teacher at Hellen Caro Elementary School which is in the Escambia County School District.
    Ron Gaines, 37, relives the afternoon of October 6, 2017, every time he drives by Johnson's BBQ on North W Street in Pensacola and sees the parking lot where an Escambia County sheriff's deputy pulled him over.
    A key step in transforming a previously toxic swath of property in Escambia County into a business park capable of supporting more than 1,700 local jobs could transpire this week.
    Troy Rafferty of Levin Papantonio Law Firm is donating $50,000 a year for a new college scholarship to be awarded annually to students in Escambia County, through the Southern Youth Sports Association, a nonprofit that supports local youth through sports, tutoring, mentoring, and social development.
    The Florida Department of Health evaluated the performance of SHC in comparison with treponemal and nontreponemal tests routinely used in its sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinic in Escambia County.
    ECUA serves more than 75,000 customers in Escambia County and 21,000 in neighboring Santa Rosa County, all of which are offered recycling pickup along with regular waste services.
    An unidentified dispatcher with the Escambia County Sheriff's Office confirmed the disturbance at the Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore, about 50 miles North of Mobile, but declined to give details about the situation, Telesur reported.
    The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners had originally voted to give $30,000 to the "It's Personal" venue for hosting the Aug.