Escambia County is located in the southwestern part of Alabama. The county is 962 square miles and governed by an elected five-member commission. Escambia is home to the Conecuh National Forest and the Little River State Forest. These parks are ideal for the outdoor enthusiast. Fishing, camping, swimming, bicycling, hiking, boating and have a picnic with the family is encouraged. In addition to recreational activities, Escambia County has job opportunities and resources for employment. Manufacturing, accommodation and food services, public administration and retail trade are the leading industries for employment in Escambia County, according to Alabama Department of Labor. Job seekers interested in employment opportunities are encouraged to visit the Alabama Joblink website and your nearest Career Center.