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Welcome to Pensacola ...
When the people of Pensacola refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Pensacolian<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Pensacola has a population of 52,590 people<2> (see below for details).
Pensacola was established in 1559.
The community of Pensacola is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Pensacola lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Pensacola, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Pensacola lies within the (850) area code.
The ZIP codes for Pensacola: 32501-32509, 32511-32514, 32516, 32520-32524, 32526, 32534, 32559, 32573-32576, 32581-32582, 32589-32598<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Pensacola had a population of 51,923 people (or 17.45% of the total population of Escambia County). This makes Pensacola the county's most populous community.
The population of Pensacola represents 0.28% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 50th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 51,923 people, the population of Pensacola decreased 7.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 56,255 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Pensacola had an population of 52,590 people. This is an increase of 1.28% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.51% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Pensacola.
Communities near Pensacola ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Pensacola.
Communities Also Named Pensacola ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Pensacola - they are located in North Carolina and Oklahoma.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pensacola.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Pensacola:
Websites for Pensacola ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pensacola ...
Looking for more information about Pensacola? 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 Pensacola, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pensacola.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Pensacola: www.ci.pensacola.fl.us/
The official website for Escambia County: www.co.escambia.fl.us/
The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/
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This page was last modified: 20 Feb 2019