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Welcome to Tallahassee ...
When the people of Tallahassee refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Tallahasseean<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Tallahassee has a population of 194,500 people<3> (see below for details).
Tallahassee was established in 1821.
The community of Tallahassee is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Tallahassee lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Tallahassee (for example, toward Blountstown), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Tallahassee is located in the (850) area code.
The ZIP codes for Tallahassee: 32301-32317, 32395, 32399<5>
Websites for Tallahassee ...
Official Website: www.talgov.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.talchamber.com/
Junior League: www.jltallahassee.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tallahassee had an population of 194,500 people. This is an increase of 7.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.13% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Tallahassee had a population of 181,376 people (which is 65.84% of the total population of Leon County). This makes Tallahassee the county's most populous community.
The population of Tallahassee represents 0.96% of the population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 7th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 181,376 people, the population of Tallahassee increased 20.42% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 150,624 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Tallahassee.
Adding Tallahassee to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Tallahassee in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Tallahassee elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Tallahassee on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Tallahassee ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Tallahassee - it's located in Georgia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Tallahassee.
Communities near Tallahassee ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Tallahassee.
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 Tallahassee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tallahassee.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tallahassee. 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 Tallahassee.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tallahassee. Our list includes 62 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Tallahassee.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tallahassee ...
Looking for more information about Tallahassee? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Tallahassee, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tallahassee.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Tallahassee: www.talgov.com/
The official website for Leon County: www.co.leon.fl.us/
The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/
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This page was last modified: 08 Jun 2021