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Capitola, Florida

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Welcome to Capitola ...

Capitola is located in Leon County<1>.

Capitola is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Capitola lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Capitola (for example, toward Blountstown), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Capitola lies within the (850) area code.

Communities Also Named Capitola ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Capitola - they are located in California, Maryland and Texas (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Capitola.

Communities near Capitola ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Capitola.

  • Tallahassee [Leon County]
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    • Tallahassee [Leon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Capitola
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 196,326 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallahassee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tallahassee<4>
  • Monticello [Jefferson County]
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    • Monticello [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Capitola
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,453 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<4>
  • Lloyd [Jefferson County]
  • Wacissa [Jefferson County]
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    • Waukeenah [Jefferson County]
    • Thomas City [Jefferson County]
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      • Thomas City [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Capitola
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomas City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomas City
    • Miccosukee [Leon County]
    • Woodville [Leon County]
    • Lamont [Jefferson County]
    • Wakulla Springs [Wakulla County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Capitola. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Capitola.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Capitola. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Capitola.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Capitola. See our Newspapers Page for Capitola.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Capitola ...

Looking for more information about Capitola? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Capitola, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Capitola.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Florida

About Leon County

About Florida

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Capitola. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Leon County:

The official website for State of Florida:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Leon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Capitola - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Capitola) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Capitola. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CapitolaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Capitola. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4510, Longitude: -84.0885    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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