Tallahassee Florida

Tallahassee Overview

Tallahassee is the capital of Florida located in Northern Florida housing the governing bodies of Florida. The Old Capitol building built in 1902 has been restored to its original appearance and stands in front of the new Capitol building.

Tallahassee is home to America's largest number of original plantations (71 plantations) and lists 122 properties on the National Register of Historic Places.


Tallahassee Newspapers

The Tallahassee Democrat newspaper is published daily and has the largest circulation. Capital Outlook is a community newspaper. The FSView and Florida Flambeau newspaper brings local and national news while focusing on FSU happenings.

Tallahassee Activities and Recreation

Tallahassee is known for its national forests, fresh water lakes, and beaches. Apalachicola National Forest has more than 500,000 acres of forest, rivers and springs. Lake Jackson has great bass fishing. St. George Island State Park is located on the Gulf of Mexico with beautiful pristine beaches. The local arts in Tallahassee and Leon County can be found on the Cultural Resources Commission website.

Tallahassee Sports

Tallahassee is home to Florida State University and its highly ranked collegiate sports teams including the FSU Seminole football. It is also home to Florida A & M University's sports teams and its popular Marching 100 Band.

Tallahassee and Surrounding Cities

As the capital of Florida, Tallahassee bustles with the state's government along with its academic influenced sporting events and arts. Tallahassee also has its old-fashioned charm with its historical buildings, homes and plantations sprawled around the city and its surrounding neighborhoods.

To learn more about Tallahassee's school system you can review the public schools on Leon County's school's system website. Get a bird's eye view of Tallahassee with this map.

Approximate Tallahassee Driving Distances to Major Florida Cities

Tallahassee Weather

Tallahassee is located in Northern Florida with rolling hills and seasonal changes with a Winter dipping in the low 40's and high's in the low 60's. The summer months heat up to the low 90's.

Tallahassee Business and Job Market

Tallahassee bustles with the government including the Legislature policy makers in Florida. The business market is diverse and influenced by the local colleges and university programs. Tallahassee's Chamber of Commerce is great resource for a business overview of the area.

Tallahassee Real Estate

Tallahassee's historic charm, government, universities, and access to the Gulf of Mexico provides diversity to its residents.

Tallahassee has a booming real estate market that includes Tallahassee Condos, Apartments, and single family homes in the many Leon County neighborhoods.

Tallahassee Colleges and Universities

Tallahassee is the home to Florida State University, Florida A & M University, and Tallahassee Community College. Florida State University has programs that rank among the nation's top twenty-five public universities. Florida A & M University is a four-year fully accredited institution of higher learning. Tallahassee Community College offers Associate in Science (AS) and Associate in Applied Science degrees in 41 vocational fields.

Tallahassee Travel

Tallahassee is host to many conventions and events as the capital of Florida. For more information, you can visit the city of Tallahassee's online visitor's guide. The city is served by Tallahassee Regional Airport.

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