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Milton

The City of Milton, the county seat of Santa Rosa County, is located in the western Florida Panhandle. Adjacent to the Blackwater River. Milton is a designated Florida Main Street Community and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Milton has a close relationship with the military, great schools, shopping, eateries, and low crime rate makes it a great place to live.

In Milton they value their cultural heritage. Historical sites include Bagdad Village Museum, Bagdad Mill Site, Blackwater Heritage Trail, Arcadia Mill and the West Florida Railroad Museum to name a few. The Riverwalk Park is a venue that hosts many events in Milton; Th of July celebration, annual festivals, parades and bands on the blackwater; where various bands play each Friday night with food vendor and plenty of space for the kids to play it is a fun family experience. Other parks to see are the Blackwater State Park, Gill-Bass Park, and the Veteran’s Memorial Plaza.

Besides parks and history Milton is a progressive city that continues to grow. Pensacola State College has a campus here and there are many more colleges in the area for an easy commute for students. There are six area Aviation focused military installations here including Naval Air Station Whiting Field. Local industrial parks provide local employment opportunities if you need to commute the interstate is easily accessible.

The Milton Community Center offers sports programs for kids from cheerleading to basketball, planning a business meeting or a family event? they have spaces to fit you needs for small fee. The Senior program at the center has activities like bingo, tai chi, lunch and learn and the list goes on. For busy nights there several fast food options, around Milton or you can dine in one of the local eateries like Grover T’s BBQ, David’s Catfish House or for a real treat the Blackwater Bistro. Shopping is amazing with stores like Target, TJMAXX, Wal-Mart Supercenter and many antique shops to find hidden treasures. Milton has highly rated schools. low crime rate and a growing job market.

Milton represents a hometown atmosphere with a great quality of life. From farms to neighborhoods Milton is laid back but thriving city.

The city motto is:” Where good living flows!”


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