Leon County, Florida

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Leon County, Florida
Map of Florida highlighting Leon County
Location in the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location in the U.S.
Founded December 29, 1824
Named for Juan Ponce de León
Seat Tallahassee
Largest city Tallahassee
Area
 • Total 702 sq mi (1,818 km2)
 • Land 667 sq mi (1,728 km2)
 • Water 35 sq mi (91 km2), 4.99%
Population (est.)
 • (2008) 264,063
 • Density 360/sq mi (139/km2)
Time zone Eastern: UTC−5/−4
Website www.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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