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Tallahassee, Florida (FL)

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Where is the Capital of Florida?
The Map of Florida (FL) shows the location of the state capital in the "Sunshine State". Florida has 67 counties, and the capital of the State is Tallahassee. On a map, the capital city is always indicated by a star. Interesting fun facts about Tallahassee including its history, location, county, current population, size of the city and the nickname of Tallahassee, Florida.

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The Map of Florida and map provides an outline of the state, which covers 65,758 square miles. The size of the state's capital city, Tallahassee, is 103.1 square miles. Test your recognition skills of the map of the state, and knowledge of its capital, with our State Maps Quiz Game.

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Where is Tallahassee located?
The location of Tallahassee is in Northern Florida. The city is located in Leon county, Florida.

Capital of Florida - Tallahassee
Each of the 50 states have their own capital city. The city of Tallahassee is the capital of the state. The capital does not have to be the largest city in the state, but is usually centrally located either geographically or by population.

The capital is the prominent city, in a political sense, as being the seat of the general government of the state where the state legislature, senate, governor, mayor and other state offices are located.

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Where is Florida? (FL)

The State of Florida is located in the southeast United States bordering on the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico.

 

History & Facts on Tallahassee, the Capital of Florida
The History and Fast, fun facts about Tallahassee, the capital city of the State Map of Florida:

History & Facts about Tallahassee, Florida - Fast Fact Sheet
Fact 1: The Capital of the State is Tallahassee but the largest city is Jacksonville. Tallahassee is Florida's eighth largest city.
Fact 2: The population of the capital city - 186,971. Nickname: "“Tally” and “The 850”"
Fact 3: The state covers 65,758 square miles and the size of the capital is 103.1 square miles
Fact 4: It is the county seat of Leon county

Fact 5: History - In 1633 the Spanish established a mission chain from St. Augustine to Tallahassee (Fort San Luis).

Fact 6: History - During the early 1800's Pensacola and St. Augustine alternated as state capital

Fact 7: History - Tallahassee was involved in the the Second Seminole War (1835 to 1842) during the 19th century.

Fact 8: History - Tallahassee is famous as the only Confederate state capital that was not captured by Union troops during the American Civil War (1861 to 1865)

Fact 9: History - Tallahassee is an Apalachee word meaning "old fields" or "abandoned fields." It was once famous for its many plantations

Fact 10: History - The incorporation date of Tallahassee was 9 December 1825

Fact 11: Weather - Whilst most of Florida has a subtropical climate year-round, the climate for Tallahassee is mild and moist and has a four season climate.

History & Facts about Tallahassee, Florida - Fast Fact Sheet

Facts about the Population of Tallahassee, Florida
The number of people, or the population of the capital city of Tallahassee, obviously changes constantly but the government statistics for the 2012 population of Tallahassee was 186,971, which provides a good indication of the number of inhabitants of the city.

Tallahassee, Florida - Homework Help for Kids
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Tallahassee Nickname "“Tally” and “The 850”"

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