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Garcon Point (Florida) facts for kids

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Garcon Point is a peninsula located south of Milton and directly across Escambia Bay from Pensacola.

Roads

There are two major roads that link Garcon Point with the surrounding cities.

  • Avalon Boulevard
  • Garcon Point Road

Environment

The area is mostly marsh and swamp and contains mostly pine trees. It also serves as an important watershed, filtering water for the surrounding bays and their ecosystems.

Wildlife

Garcon Point contains at least 13 endangered and or threatened plant and animal species.

Some notable species are:

Nature Trails

There are some very notable nature and bike trails along the east coast of the peninsula. These trails, totaling 2.7 miles are maintained by the Florida Trail Association.

Demographics

Population: 347 (2010)
Population Growth: -27.25% since 2006-2010
Population Density: 179.21/sq mi

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