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County Information

Escambia County was organized and established after the American Civil War, on December 10, 1868 during the Reconstruction era. The state legislature created it from parts of Baldwin and Conecuh counties, to the west and north, respectively. The area was part of the coastal plain. It was largely agricultural into the twentieth century. The County Seat Brewton and the largest city is Atmore.

 

 CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES

* Atmore * Brewton * East Brewton * Flomaton
* Foshee * Pollard * Riverview
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Unincorporated Communities
 
* Canoe * Dixonville * Foshee * Freemanville * Huxford * Nokomis * Spring Hill * Wahl *
 
* Poarch Creek Indian Reservation *

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Website Updates
April 2015
: 1870 Mortality Schedule
January 2015: Crime News: HALLETT, BYRES; Death News: BLACK, WILLIAMS, SOWELL, DISMUKE; Marriage News: LEWIS, RUHL, ALLEN, DOWNING, MIMS, PITMAN, NETTLES, MAYO, PAULK, STRONG, WEAVER, PERDUE
October 2014: 1925 Confederate Pensioners
July 2014: Mil: Southern Claims Commission Applicants; 1891 Minutes of Zion Baptist Assocation
May 2014: Mil: WWI Wounded List of Oct 1918 - Submitted by Rose Stout
April 2014: History: Water Mills of Escambia County in 1886
February 2014: List of Known Newspapers of Escambia County
January 2014: History 1888 


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Adjacent Counties

* Conecuh County (north)

* Covington County (east)

* Okaloosa County, Fl (southeast)

* Santa Rosa County, Fl (south)

* Escambia County, Fl (southwest)

* Baldwin County (west)

* Monroe County (northwest)

 

 


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