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Welcome to Fort Pickens ...

Fort Pickens is located in Escambia County.

A typical abbreviation for Fort Pickens: Ft. Pickens

Fort Pickens is near sea level<1>.

Time Zone: Fort Pickens lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Fort Pickens, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Fort Pickens: (850)

Communities near Fort Pickens ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Elberta (AL)   [Map]   1,714   W   18 miles [29 km]
Orange Beach (AL)   [Map]   6,029   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Perdido Beach (AL)   [Map]   625   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gulf Breeze   [Map]   6,528   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Myrtle Grove   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pensacola   [Map]   52,590   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Fort Pickens.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fort Pickens. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fort Pickens. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fort Pickens.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Fort Pickens:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Pickens ...

Looking for more information about Fort Pickens? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Fort Pickens? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Fort Pickens, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Fort Pickens.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fort Pickens. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Escambia County: www.co.escambia.fl.us/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fort Pickens - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Fort Pickens. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fort Pickens) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Pickens. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3288, Longitude: -87.2991     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fort Pickens have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fort Pickens.

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