This article is about the inland city of Pensacola, Florida.
For the nearby beachside community, see Pensacola Beach, Florida.
For the nearby Navy base, see NAS Pensacola.
There are also other Pensacolas.
Pensacola is a city located in Escambia County, Florida. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 56,255. It is the county seat of Escambia County.
Pensacola is a sea port on Pensacola Bay, which connects to the Gulf of Mexico. A large United States Navy airbase is located in Pensacola, which is home to the Blue Angels flight demonstration team and the National Museum of Naval Aviation.
Pensacola is nicknamed "The City of Five Flags" due to the five flags that have flown over it at various times in its history: the flags of Spain, France, Great Britain, the Confederate States of America, and the United States.
Pensacola is served by Pensacola Regional Airport.
The largest daily newspaper in the area is the Pensacola News Journal. Pensacola is also home to WEAR TV.
Web Sites and Links
Clean & GreenNon-profit affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and Keep Florida Beautiful. Information on litter reduction, education and projects to beautify the area.