Greater Leon County

Welcome to Greater Leon County

Though it's best known as the home of Florida's capital city, Tallahassee, Leon County has much more to offer than the fun and amenities of big-city living. It’s got thousands of acres of beautiful rolling countryside and national forest. It’s got hundreds of miles of trails for boundless outdoor recreation. It’s got charming small towns, scenic suburbs, and, yes, big-city bliss, too. Come explore Greater Leon County… your dream home might be just around the corner.

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Greater Leon County at a Glance

Getting Around

Tallahassee to Gulf Coast: about 40 min
Major Roads: I-10, US-27, US-319, US-90
Airport: Tallahassee International


Population: 285,890
Size: 702 sq mi
Median Home Value: $187,400

Spotlights of Greater Leon County

Beautiful Countryside

All around the city of Tallahassee, Leon County is comprised of beautiful rolling countryside—of lush woods, of wide-open fields, of ancient oaks draped in Spanish moss. There are bubbling little towns and tiny communities, charming suburban neighborhoods, and undisturbed natural spaces as far as the eye can see.

Outdoor Adventures

Looking for an outdoor adventure? You’ll find it in Leon County; the Tallahassee area is home to hundreds—perhaps thousands—of miles of hiking, biking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and paddling trails, from the Apalachicola National Forest to the Tallahassee-St. Marks Historic Railroad State Park.

Big-City Fun

Living outside of Tallahassee means staying close to the perks of big-city living—tons of shopping, a plethora of dining, nonstop events, beautiful historic sites… and more. There are museums and malls. Art walks and farmers markets. Live music and after-dark entertainment. Live theatrical performances. Beautiful art galleries… and so much more.

Greater Leon County Attractions

What You'll LOVE in Greater Leon County

The Homes

What does the home of your dreams look like? Is it a posh downtown condo? A cozy townhome? A charming bungalow? A spacious single-family? A comfortable farmhouse surrounded by rural land? Maybe an estate complete with equestrian facilities? Or maybe even a working plantation? Whatever your dream home entails, you’re sure to find it in Leon County.

The Jobs

Relocating to find a new career? You’ll find plenty of great options in Leon County, thanks largely to Tallahassee. Some of the largest employers in the county include the State of Florida, Florida State University, Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare, Leon County Schools, Florida A&M University, Capital Regional Medical Center, Capital City Bank Group, and Mainline Information Systems.

The Schools

Public school students in Leon County are served by Leon County Schools—which is ranked among the top districts in the state (both for academics and athletics). The district educates over 33,900 students in 24 elementary schools, 8 middle schools, six high schools, four charter schools, and seven specialty/alternative schools.

Additionally, Leon County is home to two of Florida’s largest universities, Florida State University and Florida A&M University, as well as Tallahassee Community College.

Ready to Find Home in Greater Leon County?

Searching for a home for sale in Greater Leon County or want to learn more about what it’s like to live in Greater Leon County? We’ve got the resources to help you out! Contact us to learn more and schedule a showing of your favorite homes, or browse our Buyer’s Resources below!

Selling a home in Greater Leon County? We can certainly help you out with that, too!