Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Leon County, Florida
Leon County is a county located in the state of Florida. In 2000, its population was 239,452. The U.S. Census Bureau 2007 estimate for the county is 260,945. The principal place in Leon County is Tallahassee, the county seat and state capital. The county is home to two of Florida's major public universities, Florida A&M University and Florida State University. Leon County residents hold the distinction as having the highest level of education of those in any of Florida's 67 counties with Alachua County as 2nd. The county forms the nucleus of the Tallahassee, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.