Pensacola (Florida)

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Coordinates 30°26′N 87°12′W
Country United States
State Florida
County Escambia
First settled 1559
Resettled 1667
Incorporated 1821
Founded by Don Tristan de Luna
Elevation 102 ft (31 m)
Time zone UTC−6 (CST)
ZIP code 32501, 32512, 32534, 32591, 32502, 32513, 32559, 32592, 32503, 32514, 32573, 32593, 32504, 32516, 32574, 32594, 32505, 32520, 32575, 32595, 32506, 32521, 32576, 32596, 32507, 32522, 32581, 32597, 32508, 32523, 32582, 32598, 32509, 32524, 32589, 32511, 32526, 32590
Area code(s) 850/448
FIPS code 12-55925
GNIS feature ID 0294117
Government (Type) Mayor–council
Government (Body) Pensacola City Council
Government (Mayor) Grover C. Robinson IV
Government (Council Vice President) Delarian Wiggins
Government (City) 41.12 sq mi (106.49 km2)
Government (Land) 22.76 sq mi (58.95 km2)
Government (Water) 18.36 sq mi (47.54 km2)
Government (Metro) 1,669.30 sq mi (4,323.5 km2)
Area (City) 41.12 sq mi (106.49 km2)
Area (Land) 22.76 sq mi (58.95 km2)
Area (Water) 18.36 sq mi (47.54 km2)
Area (Metro) 1,669.30 sq mi (4,323.5 km2)
Population (2020) (City) 54,312
Population (2020) (Density) 2,386.19/sq mi (921.30/km2)
Population (2020) (Metro) 497,883
Population (2020) (Metro density) 1,669.30/sq mi (644.52/km2)
Population (2020) (Demonym) Pensacolian

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Pensacola (/ˌpɛnsəˈkoʊlə/) is the westernmost city in the Florida Panhandle, and the county seat and only incorporated city of Escambia County, Florida, United States. As of the 2020 United States census, the population was 54,312. Pensacola is the principal city of the Pensacola Metropolitan Area, which had an estimated 502,629 residents as of 2019[update]. Pensacola is the site of the first Spanish settlement within the borders of the continental United States in 1559, predating the establishment of St. Augustine by 6 years, although the settlement was abandoned due to a hurricane and not re-established until 1698. Pensacola is a seaport on Pensacola Bay, which is protected by the barrier island of Santa Rosa and connects to the Gulf of Mexico. A large United States Naval Air Station, the first in the United States, is located southwest of Pensacola near Warrington; it is the base of the Blue Angels flight demonstration team and the National Naval Aviation Museum. The main campus of the University of West Florida is situated north of the city center.

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