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Milton is a city in Santa Rosa County, Florida, United States. The city was incorporated in 1844 and is home to Naval Air Station Whiting Field. The population was 7,045 at the 2000 census. In 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau was 8,044. The population estimate for 2013 was 9,323. It is the county seat of Santa Rosa County. Milton was known by various names during its development. Most notable were "Hell-Town" (muggy, inhospitable land covered with briars, mosquitoes, thorns, snakes) "Jernigan's Landing", "Scratch Ankle" (due to the briars that grew along the riverbank), "Hard Scrabble", and later Milton (possibly Homage to the Epic Poem novelist John Milton) and/or because of the local lumber mill industry or Mill Town, which was shortened to Milton.Milton is part of the Pensacola - Ferry Pass - Brent Metropolitan Statistical Area.GeographyMilton is located at.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.6sqmi, of which 4.4sqmi is land and 0.2sqmi (4.59%) is water.Explore the family-friendly attractions of Milton and add them to your vacation plans using our United States day trip tool.
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