A fusion of cosmopolitan flair and charming personality defines the spirit of Tallahassee, Florida’s Capital City—where it all comes together. From world class nature-based experiences and rich history and heritage sites, to art and film festivals and unique shopping and dining, Tallahassee is brimming with unique experiences. It’s also home to Florida State University.
LDS Members make up 1.15% of the population in Tallahassee. In Florida, there are 136,549 members in 26 stakes, 184 wards, 50 branches, 5 missions, and 1 temple in Florida. A new temple is being built in Davie, Florida due to be completed in 2014.
Between April and June 1854, Phineas Young visited the Indian chiefs in Florida and distributed copies of the Book of Mormon. Missionaries began preaching in Pensacola in January 1895 and started a number of Sunday Schools. In 1906, Charles A. Callis became president of the Florida Conference. That same year, a meetinghouse was dedicated in Jacksonville. The first stake in Florida and in the South was created in Jacksonville on January 19, 1947, by Charles A. Callis of the Quorum of the Twelve.