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Pickford is a picturesque community located in Pensacola, Florida, in the county of Escambia. Major nearby roads include Summit Boulevard and the Scenic Highway.
Numerous amenities are available to residents of Pickford. The community sits only minutes away from the Pensacola Regional Airport, which offers regional and national flights.
Pickford is also very close to the Roger Scott Athletic Complex. This extensive compound offers numerous amenities including the Vickrey Community Center, a swimming pool, a tennis center, and baseball, softball, football and soccer fields. They also offer fenced dog parks for pet owners.
The Escambia County School District operates the local schools. Children can attend Cordova Park Elementary, Workman Middle and Washington High Schools. The nearby University of West Florida features a large number of undergraduate, graduate and specialist degree programs.
Shopping opportunities near Pickford include the Cordova Mall, which is anchored by Dillards, Coldwater Creek, and Belk. The mall offers over 100 additional stores, shops and boutiques, and a wealth of casual restaurants such as Red Robin and Panera Bread. Pensacola offers even more shopping in its active downtown area, with a bevy of unique shops and boutiques.
Public transit is available close by via Escambia County Area Transit. Numerous routes offer service to Target, Publix, the Sacred Heart Hospital, West Florida Hospital, Pensacola Beach, and many other places of interest.
The wide range of attractions near Pickford have something to offer all tastes and interests. The National Naval Aviation Museum showcases 150 military aircraft, as well as thousands of military artifacts. The Pensacola Lighthouse provides amazing views and a taste of history. The T.T. Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum showcases the history, architecture, and archeology of West Florida.