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Milton, Florida

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Welcome to Milton ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Milton has a population of 9,986 people<1> (see below for details).

Milton is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Milton: (850)

The ZIP codes for Milton: 32570-32572, 32583<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Milton had a population of 8,826 people (which is 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Milton had an population of 9,986 people. This is an increase of 13.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 41.75% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Milton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Milton and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Brent   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ensley   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ferry Pass   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gonzalez   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Goulding   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Harold   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Milton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Milton. Our list includes 14 papers.

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

Websites for Milton ...

Official Website:

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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Florida

About Santa Rosa County

About Florida

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Milton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Milton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, 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     [Map].

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