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Milton, Florida

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Welcome to Milton ...

The city of Milton is located in Santa Rosa County<1> and is the County Seat for Santa Rosa County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Milton has a population of 10,523 people<2> (see below for details).

Milton is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Milton: (850)

The ZIP codes for Milton: 32570-32572, 32583<4>

Websites for Milton ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Milton had an population of 10,523 people. This is an increase of 19.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 49.37% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Milton had a population of 8,826 people (or 5.83% of the total population of Santa Rosa County). This makes Milton the county's most populous community.

The population of Milton represents 0.05% of the population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 169th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,826 people, the population of Milton increased 25.28% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,045 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Milton.

Communities Also Named Milton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 67 communities that are also named Milton - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois (6), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah (2), Vermont, Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Milton.

Communities near Milton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Milton.

  • Pensacola [Escambia County]
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    • Pensacola [Escambia County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Milton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 52,975 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pensacola
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pensacola<6>
  • Pace [Santa Rosa County]
  • Harold [Santa Rosa County]
  • Ferry Pass [Escambia County]
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    • Ferry Pass [Escambia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Milton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferry Pass have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ensley [Escambia County]
    • Gonzalez [Escambia County]
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      • Gonzalez [Escambia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Milton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gonzalez have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gonzalez
    • Brent [Escambia County]
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      • Brent [Escambia County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Milton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brent have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Goulding [Escambia County]
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      • Goulding [Escambia County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Milton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goulding
    • Molino [Escambia County]
    • Navarre [Santa Rosa County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Milton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Milton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Milton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Milton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Milton. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Milton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milton ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Milton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Milton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Milton:

The official website for Santa Rosa County:

The official website for State of Florida:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Santa Rosa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Milton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Milton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Milton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Milton includes: 32570, 32571 & 32572.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Milton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Milton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Milton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6332, Longitude: -87.0432    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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