Leon County, Florida

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Leon County
Leon County Courthouse
Leon County Courthouse
Flag of Leon County
Flag
Official seal of Leon County
Seal
Map of Florida highlighting Leon County
Location within the U.S. state of Florida
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Florida's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 30°28′N 84°17′W / 30.46°N 84.28°W / 30.46; -84.28
Country United States
State Florida
FoundedDecember 29, 1824
Named forJuan Ponce de León
SeatTallahassee
Largest cityTallahassee
Area
 • Total702 sq mi (1,820 km2)
 • Land667 sq mi (1,730 km2)
 • Water35 sq mi (90 km2)  5.0%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
287,822
 • Density413.1/sq mi (159.51/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts2nd, 5th
Websitewww.leoncountyfl.gov

Leon County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida. It was formed on December 29, 1824. As of 2008, 264,063 people lived there. Leon County's seat is Tallahassee.

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