Welcome to the Leon County GenWeb site.
than the Florida State Archives and Library, this is the best
genealogical resource in this county. This site has cemetery indexes,
marriage records, wills, biographies, obituaries, and newspaper
clippings from historical newspapers in the county.
About Leon County
County was formed out of Gadsden county and created as a county by the
Florida Territorial Legislature on December 29, 1824. It was named for
Juan Ponce de Leon, a Spanish explorer. Leon County is located in north
Florida and is bordered by the state of Georgia and by Wakulla,
Liberty, Gadsden, and Jefferson counties.
is the only incorporated city in Leon County and is the county seat.
Other named communities that are not incorporated include
Bradfordville, Capitola, Ft. Braden, Woodville, Chaires, Miccosukee,
and the large planned residential communities of Killearn and Southwood.