Area Code 850 History:
Area code 850 was put into service. Area code 850 was created from a split of area code 904.
Counties in Florida within area code 850 include:
Bay County, Calhoun County, Escambia County, Franklin County, Gadsden County, Gulf County, Holmes County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Okaloosa County, Santa Rosa County, Taylor County, Wakulla County, Walton County, and Washington County.
Major cities or places in Florida within area code 850 include:
Area code 850 serves the southern portion of the Panhandle area of Florida, including the larger cities and communities of Brent, Ferry Pass, Fort Walton Beach, Gulf Breeze, Navarre, Panama City, Pensacola, Tallahassee, Valparaiso in addition to many smaller communities within the area code 850 service area.