Century is located in Escambia County. The community is close to Pensacola and lies directly along the Florida and Alabama border. Families searching for homes for rent will discover many fine locations and institutions nearby, such as Whataburger, Abundant Life Assembly, Century Marine, St. Vincent De Paul Society, The Teaspoon Heritage Festival and a few others.
Interesting Facts About Century
Century's motto is: "Traditional Values. Today's Technology."
The town has been known by a few names throughout its history. For example, prior to the community's official beginning in Florida, it was called South Flomaton. This changed in 1979 when the town became known as Century. Subsequently, in 1980, Century expanded to include a community directly to the south.
Lumber was a major source of the economy of early Century, capitalizing on the abundance of pine trees just north, in Alabama.
Resources for Renters
Century's website has many pages, such as a summary of the town that displays the small-town quality of life in Century, as there are relatively few residents in the community. The site also has pages on the Mayor and Town Council, consumer confidence reports, public notices, public records, a calendar of significant community events and many more. Additionally, the site provides contact information and up-to-date news for renters.
Escambia County School District's website has many excellent pages that parents and students alike can visit to learn about education and policy in the district. These pages include a calendar, information about the school board, quick links to meal payments and a variety of other pages. Residents can also find the latest news about the district on the site.