12th Avenue

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12th Avenue
South end: Bayfront Parkway
North end: College Boulevard

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12th Avenue is a north-south route in Pensacola. North of Fairfield Drive, 12th Avenue is a major thoroughfare.

Currently, 12th Avenue's southern terminus is at East Bayfront Parkway in downtown Pensacola; from there, 12th Avenue runs north to East Gregory Street. 12th Avenue does not run betweeen Gregory and Belmont Streets. 12th Avenue recommences at Belmont and travels north, serving as a major artery through East Hill. At Fairfield Drive, 12th Avenue expands from two lanes to four and takes a northeasterly turn, following the course of historical Skinner's Mill Road toward Pensacola Regional Airport. 12th Avenue's northern terminus is just north of the airport at College Boulevard. North of that intersection the route is known as Tippin Avenue.

In 1902, the City of Pensacola designated 12th Avenue as Stoddart Avenue, in honour of Alexander Stoddart, but the name did not stick and eventually reverted to 12th Avenue.

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