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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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    24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Poarch Band of Creek Indians has donated $964,000 to Atmore Community Hospital (ACH) in Escambia County, Alabama.
    The new lateral will consist of approximately 33 miles of 8" pipeline originating in the Little Cedar Creek Field in Conecuh County, Alabama to a connection to Genesis' Florida Pipeline System in Escambia County, Alabama.
    HOUSTON, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Baker Energy, a unit of Michael Baker Corporation , has received a five-year, multi-million-dollar contract from Escambia Operating Company, LLC, to operate and maintain its gas producing properties and facilities in Escambia County, Alabama.
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    The Wefel Family Trust 19-1 #1 well, located in Escambia County, Alabama, commenced drilling operations on March 20, 2006 and reached a total depth of 14,600 feet on April 25, 2006.
    The assessment evaluated the Company's Barnett Crossroads Prospect located in Escambia County, Alabama and the North Wright Prospect located in Acadia Parish, Louisiana.
    OB) announced the sale of its interest in the Big Escambia Creek Field in Escambia County, Alabama for $4.
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