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Lake Hall at Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park, Tallahassee, Florida
Lake Hall in Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park, Tallahassee, Florida.
Image: Douglas Furiato

About Tallahassee


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The satellite view shows Tallahassee, the county seat of Leon County and the capital of the State of Florida in the United States. Tallahassee lies about 164 mi (265 km) west of Jacksonville, near Florida's border with Georgia in the state’s mostly rural panhandle, about 45 km (28 mi) north off the coast of the Gulf of Mexico.


The Historic Capitol of Florida and Florida State Capitol, Tallahassee, United States
The Historic Capitol of Florida in foreground, and Florida State Capitol tower in background.
Image: DXR




 
In 1824 Tallahassee became the capital of Florida Territory, which later was admitted to the Union as the State of Florida in March 1845.


Florida's seventh largest city has a population of about 191,000 inhabitants (in 2017), 382,000 people live in Tallahassee metro area (in 2017).
The city's nicknamed is "Tally," or The big "T".


Florida's capital is a college town and home to two universities, the Florida State University (www.fsu.edu), a public research university, and the Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (www.famu.edu), one of the largest historically black universities in the US.


Tallahassee points of interest:
List of Tourist Attractions

Florida State Capitol complex consists of four very buildings, the nineteenth-century Old Capitol building which houses the Florida Historic Capitol Museum (www.flhistoriccapitol.gov), the House of Representatives, the structure of the Senate chambers, and the 22-story Executive Office Building.


Museums:
Stormsong, Dolphin sculpture by Hugh Bradford Nicholson, Florida Supreme Court in background, Tallahassee, Florida
Stormsong, a Dolphin sculpture by Hugh Bradford Nicholson, Florida Supreme Court in background.
Image: Michael Rivera

 
Tallahassee Museum showcases the Big Bend region's natural and cultural history, from the 19th century until today. The outdoor museum at Lake Bradford offers Florida wildlife with various animals, and rural life with reconstructed farm houses - tallahasseemuseum.org).

Museum of Florida History (museumoffloridahistory.com), shows its collections of artifacts covering Florida's history and prehistory.

The Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park (official park website) is now a state park on the site of a former significant ceremonial ground of the so-called Fort Walton Culture, a prehistoric Native American culture. The park houses the remains of a group of earthen mounds presumably built by people of the Pensacola culture, an ancient Native American society (~1050–1500).

The Tallahassee Automobile Museum (tacm.com) is a museum for automobiles and collectibles, anything from Antique Time Pieces to Steinway Pianos.

San Luis de Apalachee (missionsanluis.org), was a Spanish Franciscan mission from the 17th century, the site is now a living history museum named Mission San Luis.

Tallahassee arts:
Council on Culture & Arts, COCA is the voice for the arts and cultural industry in Florida's capital area, they publish the Tallahassee arts guide (tallahasseearts.org.)

Railroad Square Art Park, Tallahassee's alternative art scene and entertainment district near the Amtrak station.

Greetings from Tallahassee, Florida (Postcard 1930-1945)
Greetings from Tallahassee, Florida. Postcard 1930 - 1945 (approximate)
Image: Boston Public Library, Print Department
 
Performing arts:
FSU Theatre Department, Florida State University's School of Theatre with Richard G. Fallon Theatre, its largest performance stage; The Lab Theatre, a 150-seat intimate theater, and the 189-seat Augusta Conradi Studio Theatre, the oldest theater on the campus.

Churches:
Co-Cathedral of Saint Thomas More, is a Catholic co-cathedral.

Convention center:
The Donald L. Tucker Civic Center (tuckerciviccenter.com), hosts conventions, sports, concerts and seasonal events like rodeos.

Parks:
Cascades Park (discovercascades.com), downtown city park offers a variety of outdoor and recreational amenities with an amphitheater, an interactive water fountain, and a children's play area.

Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park is a Florida State Park, a botanical garden, and a historic site.

Tom Brown Park (is a large recreation park with a lake, featuring several baseball fields, a disc golf course, tennis courts, a BMX track, a 5 km (3.1 mi) mountain bike trail.

Lakes:
Lake Overstreet and Lake Hall are lakes in Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park.
Lake Jackson is a shallow prairie lake with two sinkholes: Porter Sink and Lime Sink.
Lake Iamonia a large, subtropical prairie lake.

Sports:
Doak Campbell Stadium, the "Doak" is an American football stadium on the campus of the Florida State University.
Mike Martin Field at Dick Howser Stadium a baseball field adjacent to Doak Campbell Stadium.
Bragg Memorial Stadium a 25,500-seat American football stadium and home to the Florida A&M Rattlers.

Just zoom in to find the location of Florida Capitol buildings, the Historic Capitol of Florida "The Old Capitol" and the new capitol building (tower), as well as the nearby Museum of Florida History, and Cascades Park.

The page shows a city map of Tallahassee with expressways, main roads, and streets, zoom out to find the location of Tallahassee Regional Airport (IATA code: TLH), about 7 km (4 mi ) southwest of the central business district.


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Google Map: Searchable map and satellite view of Tallahassee, Florida, USA.

City Coordinates: 30°27′06″N 84°16′6.72″W

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