Our Community

Santa Rosa Medical Center is conveniently located on Berryhill Road in Milton. Our location places us at the heart of Santa Rosa County, and our hospital and emergency room are just a short drive from all points in Milton, Pace, Navarre, Jay, Bagdad, Harold, and even Southern Alabama.

Milton is located just 20 miles east of Pensacola, on the banks of the beautiful and historic Blackwater River. Milton is a vital, progressive city that combines small-town charm with modern convenience.  Santa Rosa County is among the fastest growing counties in Florida, has one of the top-rated school systems in the state, and offers an unparalleled variety of recreation activities.

No matter what your interests are, Santa Rosa County has something for you. Relaxation comes easy, and you can spend your days enjoying our year-round sunny weather lounging on our sugar-white coastline, or hiking, canoeing or kayaking in the beautiful Blackwater River State Forest.

Growth and Population

Santa Rosa County is among the fastest-growing counties in Florida. The favorable business climate and local amenities have attracted dozens of businesses and manufacturers from all over the country, and the county has outpaced the region in terms of both population and industrial growth. Santa Rosa Medical Center is poised to grow with this county, and we are committed to maintaining excellent care that meets the needs of our dynamic community.

Local Schools

The Santa Rosa County School District is one of the highest-ranked school districts in the state, and the district consistently earns awards for achieving high standards. The administration and the teachers have a commitment to education that extends beyond the classroom walls and into our community. In addition, the local schools have strong athletic programs and distinguished extracurricular groups that are well known throughout the state. Our committed teachers are providing Santa Rosa County’s youth with one of the most vibrant, value-based educational experiences in the South.

Recreation and Activities

There is no shortage of activities in Santa Rosa County. You can choose from among a wide range of activities including fishing, hunting, water sports, hiking, canoeing, camping, sailing, golfing, shopping, arts and culture, fine dining, and sun bathing! Santa Rosa County has some of the world’s most beautiful beaches and is often referred to as the “Canoeing Capital of Florida.” From our sugar-white beaches in the south to our pristine forests in the north, Santa Rosa County has something for everyone.

If shopping is your thing, then you are in luck because there are two large shopping malls and other specialty stores in nearby Pensacola.