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Pensacola is located in Escambia County
, just east of the Alabama state line. It lies along Interstate 10 on the banks of the Blackwater River, near Pensacola Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Pensacola fronts on 40 miles of Gulf beaches.
The city is America's first European settlement. Maldonado, one of Hernando de Soto's captains, discovered Pensacola Bay around 1540. Tristan de Luna founded a settlement in 1559 that existed for two years. In 1698, Spain reoccupied Pensacola, when Don Andres D'Arriola erected a fort where the city now stands.
The area population is more than 300,000. Residents enjoy approximately 343 days of sunshine. The average high temperature is 77 degrees and the average low is 60 degrees.
Attractions include Historic Pensacola Village and the T.T. Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum. The city also is home to the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels.
Pensacola is part of the Pensacola, Florida metro area.
Art Blue Morning Gallery |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Adobe Restaurant |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts La Quinta Inn Pensacola |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate SunState Realty |
Shopping Julian Marcus Interiors and Florist |
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05/22 Coming to The area
Ozark Crawdad and Music Festival Ozark AL April20 This family & pet friendly festival is FREE to the public and
features Great Live Music, Wonderful Foods,
Arts & Craft Vendors, Children's Activity Area,
Sonic's Popular Hotdog Eating Contest,
the Crawdad 5k Run, Walk, or Crawl and much more!
Seabreeze Jazz Festival Panama City Beach FL April17-21 The ultimate weekend of smooth jazz comes to Florida's Emerald Coast! The Seabreeze Jazz Festival features the top names in smooth jazz--all coming to the Gulf Place Outdoor Amphitheater just east of Destin.
Musical Echoes Fort Walton Beach FL April19-21 Musical Echoes Flute Festival hosts the largest Native American Flute and Art Festival in the USA. Located on the beautiful Emerald Coast of Fort Walton Beach/Destin Florida, the festival offers a garland of exqusite sights and sounds.
Gulf Coast Charity Horse Show and Music Festival Pama City Beach FL April25-27 The show will be more exciting than ever. Great food and merchandise vendors, music and the greatest breed of horse, the Tennessee Walking horses stepping high performing for you.
Pensacola Repticon Show Pensacola FL April27-28 Features two days of reptile fun, with over 100 tables of top-quality reptiles, amphibians, exotic pets and pet products, hourly seminars and presentations, door prizes sponsored by Exo Terra, and much more!
Pensacola Crawfish Festival Pensacola FL May4-6 The festival is one of the largest crawfish boils in the state and is always held in downtown Pensacola on the beautiful waterfront of Bartram Park. The Pensacola Crawfish Festival brought a little of the Louisiana bayou right here to Pensacola Bay.