Tallahassee, as a community, has characteristics that are unique, including things it values. Links: the Front Page.


Things that are (sort of) unique to Tallahassee:

  • Canopy roads
  • Mission San Luis
  • Wakulla Springs
  • Maclay Gardens
  • 75,000 post-secondary students (more or less)
  • The Tallahassee Democrat
  • The Old Capitol and the 22nd Floor of the New Capitol

Things that Tallahassee values:

  • Families
  • Sports (especially Noles and Rattlers, but high school and city league teams and little kid teams as well)
  • Preserving the environment
  • Politics
  • Good manners, even to those who are themselves rude or unlikeable
  • Lifelong learning
  • Reading
  • Active lifestyles
  • Faith communities
  • Neighborhood Associations
  • Community-Supported Agriculture and Farmers' Markets
  • Diversity of points of view and backgrounds of the people
  • Conversation 

You might not be from Tallahassee if you:

  • Honk you auto horns at traffic lights when the person ahead doesnt move quickly enough
  • Boo opposing teams, officials or your own team
  • Put sugar on grits
  • Have never visited the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico