At a Glance:
- FSU Seminole Sports
- Flying High Circus
- Museum of Florida History
- The Old Capitol
- San Luis Archaeological and Historic Site
- Tallahassee Democrat Newspaper
- FSU Opperman Music Hall
- FSU Nancy Smith Fichter Dance Theater
- Tallahassee Ballet
- Tallahassee Regional Airport
Tallahassee is the capital of the U.S. state of Florida. It is the county seat and only incorporated municipality in Leon County, and is the 125th largest city in the United States. Tallahassee became the capital of Florida, then the Florida Territory, in 1824.
Tallahassee is home to Florida State University, ranked the nation’s forty-third best public university by U.S. News & World Report. It is also home to the Florida A&M University, the country’s largest historically black unversity by total enrollment.Tallahassee Community College is a large community college which serves mainly as a feeder school to both Florida State University and Florida A&M University. Overall, Tallahassee is a large college town with a population of over 70,000 students.
Tallahassee is a center for trade and agriculture in the Florida Panhandle and is served by Tallahassee Regional Airport. As the state capital, the city is home to a number of law firms, lobbying organizations, trade associations and professional associations, including the Florida Bar and the Florida Chamber of Commerce. It is also a recognized regional center for scientific research, and home to the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory.