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

The community of Brewton is the Seat for Escambia County.

Escambia County was founded in 1868. Escambia was created by taking area from Baldwin and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Escambia had a population of 37,434 people. This is a decrease of 2.62% since the last Census (which gave a population of 38,440 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Escambia represented 0.86% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 32nd most populous county (out of 67 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201038,319-0.31%+2.36% since 2009
200937,434-2.62%-0.26% since 2008
200837,532-2.36%-0.24% since 2007
200038,440The Last Census

More information can be found on the Escambia County Census Page for Escambia County.


Below are some of the communities located in Escambia County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Escambia County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Atmore   10,1097,67631.7% increase  
Brewton   5,2405,4984.69% decrease  
East Brewton   2,4712,4961% decrease  
Flomaton   1,5381,5883.15% decrease  
Riverview   1559956.6% increase  

Websites for Escambia County

Official Website:   www.co.escambia.al.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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