Escambia Farms, Florida

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Escambia Farms, Florida
Coordinates: 30°57′29″N 86°37′59″W / 30.95806°N 86.63306°W / 30.95806; -86.63306Coordinates: 30°57′29″N 86°37′59″W / 30.95806°N 86.63306°W / 30.95806; -86.63306
Country United States
State Florida
County Okaloosa
Elevation217 ft (66 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)850

Escambia Farms is a rural, unincorporated community in northern Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. It is part of the Fort Walton BeachCrestviewDestin Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Escambia Farms was a planned community created by the U.S. government in the 1930s to ease the effects of the Depression on farmers. Eighty-one homes were built on 115 tracts of land.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Escambia Farms. Retrieved on 2009-07-14.
  2. ^ Playground Daily News, Oct. 23, 1983.

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