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Pensacola
Escambia County, Florida

ZipCodes
32501, 32503, 32504, 32505, 32506, 32507, 32508, 32514, 32526, 32534

Motto
Just Do It
City of Five Flags



Page Contents for Pensacola, Florida

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Community news

Community events.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Florida state capital is Tallahassee.
The population of Pensacola is approximately 54,055 2005, 51923 2010.
The approximate number of families is 26,366 1990, 23592 2010.
The amount of land area in Pensacola is 58.643 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Pensacola is 22.7 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 43.924 sq kilometers.
The distance from Pensacola to Washington DC is 832 miles.
The distance to the Florida state capital is 174 miles. (as the crow flies)
Pensacola is positioned 30.44 degrees north of the equator and 87.18 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Pensacola elevation is 32 feet above sea level.
The city tree is the Pine.
The city bird is the Sea Gull.
The Pensacola city color is Fuschia. Pensacola median income is $ 34,779 2000.
The Pensacola median home price is $ 93,400 2000.

Location

in the far western panhandle area of Florida about six miles from Gulf Breeze. Other nearby communities include Goulding, Brent, West Pensacola, Ferry Pass, Bellview, Myrtle Grove and Warrington.

Though Pensacola Beach is in Escambia County, it is divided from the rest of the county by next door neighbor, Santa Rosa County. Santa Rosa Island is a 40 mile long barrier island. Pensacola Beach is about 7 miles long and 1/2 mile wide. It is surrounded by water: Santa Rosa Sound to the north, the Gulf of Mexico to the south and the Gulf Islands National Seashore on the east and west.

Here is a map page for Pensacola Beach and the area.
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Climate


moderate sub-tropical. This means normally hot, humid and balmy.
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Weather


Comfortable. The mainland is cooler than the Pensacola Beach area, though the beach has less rain and more sun. Summer temps are usually in the 80's.

Here is a weather page for Pensacola Beach and the Gulf Coast area. Many links and great weather-related information.

Hurricane season usually runs from June 1 until November 30. This is a Hurricane Watch page for the area.
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History & History Related Items

History of Pensacola Beach - 1559 to the present.

20th Century photos of Pensacola Beach.

Pensacola is known as the City of Flags because the Florida panhandle has been governed at one time or another under the Spanish, French, British, Confederate, and U.S. flags.
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Attractions

Pensacola Beach, Perdido Key, Seville Quarters, Gulf Breeze UFO's, Three-mile bridge, Sammy's

Pensacola Historical Museum
115 E. Zaragosa St.
Pensacola, Florica
Phone: 850 433-1559

Things to see and do in the Pensacola area.

Learn all about Pensacola Beach at this website, a rich, reliable, and up-to-date site emphasizing the Pensacola Beach community. Good for visitors as well as those interested in relocating.

Recreation & Sports Guide for Pensacola Beach

Pensacola's home on the web - Pensacola's news and information site.

National Museum of Naval Aviation
Naval Air Station
Pensacola, Florida
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Pensacola City Government

City of Pensacola, Florida
180 Governmental Center
Pensacola, Florida 32501


Parks & Recreation
12301 Gulf Beach Highway
Pensacola, FL 32507
Phone: 850 492-1595
fax: 850 492-4380


All of Pensacola Beach is owned by Escambia County. The community of Pensacola Beach is considered an "unincorporated area" of Escambia County



COUNTY GOVERNMENT


Escambia County Administrator
223 Palafox Pl Fl 3
Pensacola, FL 32501-5845
Phone: 850-436-5781

Pensacola Historical Events

1763
"Proceedings" of the Grand Lodge of Florida, Free & Accepted Masons
St. Andrews Lodge No. 1 was formed by the 31st Regiment of Foot, a British Unit stationed in the Fort of Pensacola in 1763. Upon its departure, the civilian members of the lodge petitioned the Provincial Lodge of East Florida in St. Augustine and continued working until the re-occupation by the Spaniards under General Galvez in 1770. They re-located to Charleston, SC, and were chartered by the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania until the Grand Lodge of South Carolina was formed at which time they became St. Andrew's Lodge No.10. They became inactive in 1889. Albert Mackey, the great Masonic writer, was a member of St. Andrew's. All of this is documented in the Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Florida.
Pensacola continued to be very active in Freemasonry and now has many lodges as Freemasonry is very active here. We also have the York Rite and the Scottish Rite as well as Hadji Shrine Temple and the Grotto, not mention affiliated organizations such as the Eastern Star.
Thus, Pensacola was the first location of a Masonic lodge West of the Appalachicola River in the Territory of West Florida which stretched all the way to Natchez, MS.
The above information and documents are on file in the Grand Lodge of Florida, F.&A.M. and the New York Lodge of Research

Pensacola Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
117 W Garden St
Pensacola, FL 32501-5617
Phone: 850-438-4081


Perdido Key Area Chamber Of Commerce
15500 Perdido Key Dr
Pensacola, FL 32507-9411
Phone: 850-492-4660

Pensacola Community News

Find Local News for Pensacola Beach on this page.

Pensacola Community Events

Check this Calendar page for Pensacola

Pensacola Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
117 W Garden St
Pensacola, FL 32501-5617
Phone: 850-438-4081


Perdido Key Area Chamber Of Commerce
15500 Perdido Key Dr
Pensacola, FL 32507-9411
Phone: 850-492-4660

Pensacola Schools

Escambia County School Supt
215 W Garden St
Pensacola, FL 32501-5728
Phone: 850-432-6121


Here is an education page for Pensacola Beach Pensacola

Miscellany

The population of Pensacola was:
1990 - 58,165
2000 - 56,255
2005 - 54,055
The population of Pensacola Beach was:
1990 - 2,500 to 3,000
1996 - 6,000
2000 - 6,148

The part-time and second home owners about double these numbers. The Pensacola Beach area is separate from Pensacola and lies across the water.


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