McDavid, Florida

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McDavid is an unincorporated community in Escambia County, Florida, United States.[1] The community is part of the Pensacola – Ferry Pass – Brent, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.


The community was named after Joel McDavid, a founding resident of the community. Before the community was renamed in 1883, it was known as Regia.[2]


McDavid is located at 30°51′59″N 87°19′11″W / 30.866297°N 87.319698°W / 30.866297; -87.319698Coordinates: 30°51′59″N 87°19′11″W / 30.866297°N 87.319698°W / 30.866297; -87.319698. The town lies directly south of Century, Florida and north of Molino, Florida. The main roads within the town are U.S. Route 29 and County Road 164.

The town has a post office that serves the north end of the county.


The town's children attend schools within the Escambia County School District including Bratt Elementary School, Byrneville Elementary School, Ernest Ward Middle School, and Northview High School.


  1. ^ "McDavid". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Allen Covington Morris; Joan Perry Morris (1995). Joan Perry Morris, ed. Florida Place Names: Alachua to Zolfo Springs. Pineapple Press. p. 160. ISBN 978-1-56164-084-3. Retrieved 2011-01-23.