Cantonment is a suburb approximately 10 miles north of downtown Pensacola, Florida. Most of the people who live in Cantonment commute to either Pensacola or the Pace and Milton areas for employment. The two largest employers are International Paper and Ascend.
In 1814 Andrew Jackson camped his troops in what is now the Cantonment area. This is also how the town received its name; as a cantonment is a temporary or semi-permanent military quarters for troops. Over the years, however, the pronunciation of the town’s name has changed to differ from the pronunciation of the word cantonment. Locals generally refer to the town as “can-tone-ment.”
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- 681 S HWY 97 CANTONMENT, FL 32533
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- Sid Nelson Community Learning
- PK-12, public