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The insiders guide to Leon County Florida

Leon County is famous for two things - Tallahassee, The capital of Florida, and Florida State University. Situated in the panhandle of Florida, Leon County is about 3 hours west of Jacksonville.

Cities in Leon County


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Downtown Tallahassee

Downtown Tallahassee is a unique blend of politics, academia and culture.  Florida’s state government is located in the heart of downtown Tallahassee in the Capitol Complex.  The area is bordered by Florida State University on the west and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University on the South.

Florida State University

Florida State University (FSU) has 41,000 total students based on 2007 enrollment numbers. FSU offers a wide variety of degrees ranging from business, communications, education, and criminology to engineering, law, medicine, nursing, and music.

Tallahassee Community College

Tallahassee Community College (TCC) is a two-year community college with an enrollment of over 13,000 students.  TCC provides a solid education for its many students who move on to Florida State University, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University and other four-year institutions.