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F.S. 7.17
7.17 Escambia County.The County of Escambia comprehends all that part of the State of Florida lying to the west and south of a line beginning at the Alabama line where said line crosses the Escambia River; running thence down the thread of said river to Escambia Bay; thence along said bay to Deer Point, at the intersection of Santa Rosa Sound with said bay; thence up said Santa Rosa Sound to a line parallel to and exactly 1 mile west of the range line dividing ranges twenty-six and twenty-seven west, thence south along such parallel line to the waters of the Gulf of Mexico; and the Counties of Escambia and Santa Rosa shall have concurrent jurisdiction of any offenses committed on the waters of Santa Rosa Sound.
History.s. 1, Ord. July 21, 1821; s. 1, Aug. 12, 1822; s. 1, Dec. 9, 1825; s. 8, Nov. 23, 1828; s. 1, Feb. 18, 1842; RS 11; GS 9; RGS 9; CGL 11; s. 1, ch. 23867, 1947; s. 1, ch. 57-834; s. 1, ch. 83-130; s. 1, ch. 91-310.