Get to know…Northwest Tallahassee

Northwest Tallahassee, FL extends west from N. Monroe Street until Capital Circle NW. The boundary starts just above W. Tharpe Street and extends north to Tower Road, a 6-minute drive to the Tallahassee Commercial Airport.

Apartments in the area

Northwest Tallahassee is a more rural area with plantations and natural settings. Northwest Tallahassee is home to an overall older generation. The Northwest Tallahassee area is close to Lake Jackson, downtown and local shopping. This is a typically quiet, residential area. Tallahassee apartments in this area are more affordable due to developing subdivisions.

Schools in the area

Not far from Tallahassee Community College and Florida State University. Leon High School, Raa Middle School, Griffin Middle School, Astoria Park Elementary School, Springwood Elementary School and Sealey Elementary School.


The Lake Talquin State Recreation Area is a beautiful place in Northwest Tallahassee to spend the day bird watching or fishing off a 500-foot boardwalk. The 75-year-old park is a favorite for hiking and picnicking. Residents here can also enjoy the Lake Jackson Mounds State Archaeological Site. The six earth temple mounds found here are evidence of the Native Americans on the banks of Lake Jackson more than eight centuries ago. This site is considered one of the most important archaeological sites discovered in Florida and it has yielded some of the most significant artifacts in the state.

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