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It is the county seat and only incorporated municipality in Leon County, and is the 126th largest city in the United States. Tallahassee became the capital of Florida, then the Florida Territory, in 1824. In 2010, the population was 181,376,<ref name=PopEstBigCities>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> and the Tallahassee metropolitan area is 375,751 as of 2014. Tallahassee is the largest city in the Northwest Florida region.

Tallahassee is home to Florida State University, ranked the nation's forty-third best public university by U.S. News & World Report.<ref>http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/rankings/national-universities/top-public</ref> It is also home to the Florida A&M University, one of the country's largest historically black universities by total enrollment.<ref>http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/famu-1480</ref> Tallahassee Community College is a large community college which serves mainly as a feeder school to both Florida State University and Florida A&M University. Tallahassee qualifies as significant college town with a student population exceeding 70,000.

Tallahassee is a center for trade and agriculture in the Big Bend (Florida) region and Southwest Georgia and is served by Tallahassee International Airport and Interstate 10. As a capital city, Tallahassee is home to the Florida State Capitol, Supreme Court of Florida, Florida Governor's Mansion, and nearly 30 state agency headquarters. The city is also known for its large number of law firms, lobbying organizations, trade associations and professional associations, including the Florida Bar and the Florida Chamber of Commerce.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> It is also a recognized regional center for scientific research, and home to the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory.


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