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Pickens Avenue

Pickens Avenue is a north-south street in East Pensacola Heights. It is named either for Fort Pickens, or its namesake, Revolutionary War hero Andrew Pickens. Prior to 1963, Pickens Avenue was named Blount Avenue.[1]

Pickens Avenue
Former names: Blount Avenue
North end: East Lakeview Avenue
East Cervantes Street
South end: Chipley Avenue/Pensacola Bay

Pickens Avenue runs from East Lakeview Avenue southerly uninterrupted to its southern terminus south of Chipley Avenue at Pensacola Bay.


  1. Ordinance #56-63, City of Pensacola