Quality of Life

Escambia County, Alabama provides a quality of life unique for a county its size. It's location along the Florida state line opens residents up to a short drive to amazing beaches along the Gulf Coast. The mild year-round temperate offers exceptional outdoor recreational activities to visitors and residents alike. The Atmore Community Hospital and D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital in Brewton provide 24 hour emergency care and helicopter service to major medical facilities in the region. Atmore and Brewton are home to high-quality YMCAs with a variety of programs and facility amenities to suit the residents of Escambia County. With exceptional public schools and higher institutes of learning both in the county or located nearby, residents of Escambia County can be sure the future generation has all the opportunities needed for a quality education.

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Community Reports

Information about the cities and towns in Escambia County is available on the EDPA website.  Follow the links below to access these reports.



Escambia County offers an abundance of recreation opportunities to its citizens such as ball fields, golf courses, indoor and outdoor walking tracks, swimming pools, tennis courts, parks with playgrounds, camping and canoeing, fishing lakes, skateboard park and a splash pad all open to the community. Atmore and Brewton's YMCA's provide a variety of programs and facility services.

A new movie theatre and bowling complex will open soon in Atmore area next to the Wind Creek Hotel and Casino operated by Poarch Band of Creek Indians. The facility offers amenities including a cooking studio and spa.

Escambia County's Community Calendar includes several festivals in Atmore, Brewton and Flomaton, Amateur Theatre productions, and Chambers of Commerce banquets and events along with numerous other activities.

Our community is virtually surrounded by an outdoorsman's paradise. Vast tracks of timberland surround the area in both Alabama and northwest Florida to provide wonderful hunting opportunities. With the county's close proximity to the Gulf Coast, residents enjoy fishing both saltwater and freshwater along with water sports and the beautiful gulf coast beaches.


D.W. McMillan Hospital
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1301 Belleville Ave
Brewton, AL 36426

Atmore Community Hospital
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401 Medical Park Dr
Atmore, AL 36502
(251) 368-2500