Regional Data

Escambia County

The Town of Century is located in the northwestern “panhandle” of Florida, in close proximity to regional and international airports, a deep seaport, military bases, CSX rail and interstates 65, 10 and 110.

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Pensacola MSA

Federal Interstates   
I-10, I-110, I-65

Federal Highways    
US-29, US-90,US-98

State Highways       
SR 8; 10; 30; 95;173; 290; 291; 292; 295; 296; 727; 742; 752

Railroads                 
CSX, Alabama Gulf Coast Shortline RR, Burlington Northern, Santa Fe (BNSF)

Nearest Airport       
Pensacola Gulf Coast International Airport

Deep Water Port     
Port of Pensacola

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Aerospace and Defense

Escambia County area is a national and international leader in the aerospace and defense sector
• Birthplace of Naval Aviation to the 21st Century innovations of Information Assurance and blue sky research

• One of the largest military and commercial footprints on the US Gulf Coast

• Flanked by nearby Air Force installations; Eglin & Hurlburt Field

• Home to the largest commercial airport in the region

• Major defense contractors in the region include Booz Allen, CSC, General Dynamics and L-3.

• Pensacola-based defense contractors including Avalex Technologies, Aviation Systems, David Aviation and Reliance Aerotech

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Advanced Manufacturing

Major Employers in Escambia County (by employees)
• Local government
• Federal government
• State government
• Sacred Heart Health System
• Baptist Health Care
• Lakeview
• Solutia, Inc.
• Gulf Power Company
• University of West Florida
• West Florida Regional Medical Center
• Navy Federal Credit Union
• Pensacola Christian College
• Pensacola State College
• West Corporation
• Cox Communications
• Santa Rosa Medical Center
• Wayne Dalton Corporation
• International Paper

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Health Services

Largest Health Care Providers
• Sacred Heart Health System
• Baptist Health Care
• Lakeview
• West Florida Hospital
• Medical Center Clinic
• Santa Rosa Medical Center, Inc.

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Education / Training

• University of West Florida
• Pensacola State College
• Pensacola Christian College
• University of Florida
• Okaloosa-Walton Community College
• Locklin Technical Center
• George Stone Technical Center

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