Everything You Need to Know About Moving to Tallahassee

New to the Tallahassee area? First of all, welcome! Tallahassee is a great place to live for a number of reasons—jobs, affordability, nightlife and entertainment, arts and culture, unique outdoor experiences, proximity to Gulf beaches... and so much more. If you're considering relocating to the Tallahassee area, then we're here to help! Here's our quickstart guide to life in Tallahassee.

The City of Tallahassee

If you're new to Tallahassee, you might not be completely familiar with our area, so allow us to enlighten you! Here's a breakdown of our favorite city.

Downtown Tallahassee

Want to be surrounded by arts, culture, nightlife, entertainment, and nonstop fun? Downtown Tallahassee is a great place to start!

Midtown Tallahassee

Historic homes blend with modern styles in the conveniently located yet beautifully secluded Midtown.

Historic Tallahassee

Convenience meets breathtaking natural beauty in the charming Historic Tallahassee area.

Northwest Tallahassee

Including most of the Florida State University campus area and the Lake Jackson communities, Northwest has a quiet, laid-back, and friendly atmosphere.

Northeast Tallahassee

Quiet, residential Northeast is filled with beautiful trees and older, more luxurious homes, as well as some of the area's best schools.

Southeast Tallahassee

Southeast is a mix of business development (closer to Downtown) and quiet, lush neighborhoods filled with parks and trails.

Southwest Tallahassee

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.

Top Communities Around Tallahassee

The city isn't the only great place to live in the area; Tallahassee is surrounded by fantastic towns, communities, and villages. Here are some of our favorites.


This quiet and mostly rural little town is well-suited for buyers searching for a country lifestyle, large tracts of land, and close proximity ot the Gulf Coast.


Escape the bustle of city living, the modern high-rises and jam-packed boardwalks that populate much of Florida’s shoreline, and take a trip down Highway 98 to the “Forgotten Coast” of Panacea.


The charming and historic town of Quincy features beautiful historic homes, a robust entertainment scene, and plenty of recreational opportunities, including hunting, fishing, and golf.

St. Marks

Believed to be one of the oldest settlements in North America, St. Marks, FL is a small, quiet community rich in history and utterly overflowing with coastal beauty.


Home to the Natural Bridge Battlefield State Historic Site, as well as the Natural Bridge Sink, Woodville is best known for its amazing outdoor recreation and exploration.

Local Information

Want to know more about what it's like to live in Tallahassee? We've got you covered!

Shopping & Dining

There are fantastic shopping and dining opportunities throughout the Tallahasse area! Find out more about where to shop.

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Public Schools

Whether you're moving with kids or not, school districts can have a big impact on your home values. Learn more about Tallahasse's local public schools.

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About the Area

Want to know even more about the area—its counties, its communities, and its cities? Check out our in-depth area guides.

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Tallahassee's Top Neighborhoods

Within each community of Tallahassee lies a weath of beautiful neighborhoods and subdivisions. Find the one that suits you best!

Find Your Spot

Tallahassee Buyer Resources

Buying a home in the Tallahassee area? Let us help! We've got all the tools, the resources, and the information you need to find the perfect home. Get started ASAP!

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Local Parks & Attractions

Your Tallahassee Relocation Resource

Are you considering making a move to the Tallahasse area? We'd love to help! Contact us today or start exploring our home buying and selling resources to learn more about how we can help you relocate to Tallahassee with ease.

Relocating out of Tallahasse? While we're sad to see you go, we'd love to help ensure your transition from old home to new goes off without a hitch.