Escambia County, Florida Genealogy

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Guide to Escambia County Florida genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Escambia County, Florida
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Location in the state of Florida
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Founded July 21, 1821
County Seat Pensacola
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County Courthouse

Escambia County Courthouse
223 S Palafox Place
Pensacola, FL 32501
Phone: 850.595.4310

Clerk County Court has marriage, probate and court records from 1821.
County Health Department has birth and death records.
Comptroller has land records from 1821. [1]


Parent County

1821--Escambia County was created 21 July 1821 as an original county.
County seat: Pensacola [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties


African American


Individual cemeteries:


For tips on accessing Escambia County, Florida Genealogy census records online, see: Florida Census.


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Pensacola



Local Histories



Various Wars
Civil War
  • The 1890 Census Veterans Schedules for Fort Barrancas in Escambia County are available on roll 118 of "Special Schedules of the Eleventh Census (1890) Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War" (NARA M123). The schedules list veterans and their widows who served as Union soldiers in the Civil War. For more information on the 1890 Veterans Schedules see Union Census Records.
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Escambia County:

October 9, 1861 = Santa Rosa Island[3]

Map showing Civil War battles in Florida.

Korean Conflict
Vietnam War





Vital Records

  • 1880-1907 - Pensacola Birth Index 1880-1907. Batch C743376 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1891-1910 - Pensacola Birth Index 1891-1910. Batch C745432 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1822-1870 - Escambia County Marriage Books A thru F Index 1822-1870. Batch M514451 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1869-1880 - Escambia County Marriage Books G thru J Index 1869-1880. Batch M514452 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1870-1881 - Escambia County Marriage Books G thru J Index 1870-1881. Batch M743462 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1881-1885 - Escambia County Marriage Books K thru N Index 1881-1885. Batch M514453 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1881-1896 - Escambia County Marriage Books K thru N Index 1881-1896. Batch M743512 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1896-1907 - Escambia County Marriage Books O and P Index 1896-1907. Batch M743388 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1907-1915 - Escambia County Marriage Books Q and R Index 1907-1915. Batch M743378 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1915-1921 - Escambia County Marriage Books S and T Index 1915-1921. Batch M743383 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1921-1927 - Escambia County Marriage Books U and V Index 1921-1927. Batch M743377 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1876-1905 - Pensacola Death Index 1876-1905. Batch B743375 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1891-1910 - Pensacola Death Index 1891-1910. Batch B745433 at FamilySearch - free.[4]

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Escambia County, Florida. Page 134 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 26 June 2012).
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 4.12 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at