Southwest Tallahassee

Welcome to Southwest Tallahassee

From a local real estate point of view, the city of Tallahassee is divided into four quadrants. Southwest Tallahassee runs from approximately Woodville Highway (State Road 365) west to Highway 90 and along the border of Gaines Street just southwest of the Capitol. In includes the Florida A&M campus area as well. This diverse area is a blend of thriving shops, businesses, and entertainment (particularly around the Florida A&M area), quiet suburban living, and beautiful rural areas along the Apalachicola National Forest. If you’re looking for a place to live that’s got a little bit of everything, then Southwest Tallahassee is the place to start your search.

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Southwest Tallahassee at a Glance

Getting Around

Tallahassee International Airport: 0 minutes – 20minutes
Downtown Tallahassee: 5 minutes – 25 minutes
Major Roads: US-319, FL-20, Springhill Rd


Population: 55,000+
Size: 20+ sq mi
Median Home Value: $396,181

Spotlights of Southwest Tallahassee

Tallahassee International Airport

Your vacation out of state or out of the country is just a short drive away! Home to the Tallahassee International Airport, Southwest Tallahassee is just a short flight from anywhere you want (or need) to be.

Florida A&M University

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University is located just south of the Florida State University campus, and features its own Historic District, several NCAA DI sports, and an amazing marching band that’s performed at major national events.

Apalachicola National Forest

The Apalachicola National Forest spans over 900 square miles, much of which is located within the Southwest Tallahassee area, and features recreation that ranges from hiking and camping to fishing and hunting to swimming and boating.

Southwest Tallahassee Attractions

What You'll LOVE in Southwest Tallahassee

A Hugely Diverse Selection of Homes

Southwest Tallahassee is known for its hugely diverse array of homes. There are apartments, condos, and townhomes, especially in the area surrounding the A&M campus area. There are large and luxurious country homes. Homes buried into lush pine forest. Lakefront homes. Cozy suburban homes. Walkable, urban-feeling homes. And so much more.

Plenty of Amenities

Southwest Tallahassee enjoys a calm, suburban feel, but it’s also quite close to modern amenities and conveniences. It’s home to a few major shopping centers and commercial areas, like Forest Village Shopping Center, and it also features a robust business district around the Florida A&M University campus.

Amazing Outdoor Adventuring

Parks, lakes, trails, hundreds of miles of National Forest… Southwest Tallahassee’s got it all. If you’re looking for a way to get outside and enjoy some beautiful Florida weather, then Southwest Tallahassee has plenty to offer. There are even two golf courses, Seminole Golf Course and Club, and Jake Gaither Golf Course. And the neighboring Apalachicola National Forest offers 900 miles of hiking, biking, camping, fishing, hunting, boating, paddling, swimming, horseback riding, wildlife watching, and more.

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