Frenchtown is located northwest of downtown Tallahassee. The City of Tallahassee Planning Department defined the neighborhood’s boundaries as Seventh Avenue and Alabama Street to the north, Bronough Street to the east, Tennessee Street to the south and Woodward Avenue to the west.
Tallahassee is in Leon County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Tallahassee offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. Many young professionals live in Tallahassee and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Tallahassee are above average.Jul 1, 2020
Overall, Tallahassee has a small-town feel and is relatively safe. The crime rate in Tallahassee near the colleges is quite smaller than in other outside areas. Most crimes in Tallahassee are petty crimes like breaking into homes while students are away or busting the windows of parked cars.
Tallahassee has the third tallest capitol building in the US. The name Tallahassee comes from a Muskogean Indian word, which means “Old Fields” or “Old Towns”. Tallahassee is the hilliest spot in Florida. It is known for its rolling red hills and its highest peak is approximately 200 feet above sea level.
Tallahassee’s housing expenses are 9% lower than the national average and the utility prices are 14% lower than the national average. Transportation expenses like bus fares and gas prices are 7% lower than the national average. Tallahassee has grocery prices that are 10% higher than the national average.
Tallahassee Regional Airport The closest airport serviced by major airlines is the Tallahassee Regional Airport, located approximately 75 miles east of St. George Island. You can also fly into Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport located in Panama City, about 100 miles west of St. George Island.