Escambia County, Florida|
Escambia County is the westernmost county in the U.S. state of Florida. The U.S. Census Bureau 2005 estimate for the county is 296,772. Its county seat is Pensacola.
Escambia County was created in 1821. It was named for the Escambia River, whose name in turn comes from a Spanish word for "barter" or "exchange".