Pensacola, America’s First Settlement, established its roots from the diverse Spanish settlers who founded the area in the 1500s. Surrounded by beautiful emerald Gulf of Mexico waters and crystal clear bay areas, Pensacola continues to flourish in its thriving industrial, southern economy.
Pensacola finds itself drawing on various cultures, traditions and ways of life. With the Pensacola Naval Air Station, University of West Florida, Pensacola State College and Pensacola Christian College, Pensacola attracts many different varieties of people to the region. From military personnel to snowbirds, the area is rich in life, commerce and southern culture.