East Milton, Florida

East Milton is a city in Santa Rosa County, Florida. In the early days, Milton was known by various names during its development. Most notable were "Jernigan's Landing", "Scratch Ankle", "Hard Scrabble", and later Mill Town because of the lumber mill which eventually shortened to Milton. When most people travel to East Milton, they choose to visit the Naval Air Station Whiting Field or the West Florida Railroad Museum, two historic sites that distinguish the city from the rest of the area.