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Griffin Heights is an urban community in Leon County, approximately two miles north of downtown Tallahassee and Florida State University.
Volusia Street runs through the center of the community and connects with Old Bainbridge Road, which provides Griffin Heights residents with access to the State Capital, as well as shopping centers, restaurants, clubs and bars.
In addition to its close proximity to Florida State University, the Griffin Heights area is also an ideal location for students attending Florida A&M University and Tallahassee Community College.
The Towne South Shopping Center is home to Stevi B’s Pizza, Wingstop Restaurant, and the Seminole Bowl bowling alley.
The Tallahassee Mall is located at 2415 North Monroe Street. It has two levels anchored by Belk, and an AMC movie theater complex. There is also a Barnes & Noble bookstore, and more than one hundred specialty shops.
John G. Riley Elementary School and the Forest Heights Baptist Church border the Griffin Heights neighborhood.
Lafayette Park, located at 1115 Cherry Street has a fitness trail, picnic areas, ball fields and an arts and crafts center.
Interstate 10 is approximately five miles north of Griffin Hgts. The superhighway travels across the Florida Panhandle, and connects the Tallahassee area to Mobile, Alabama.
Government workers and college students keep the Griffin Hgts neighborhood lively on a year-round basis.
College football fans of the Florida state university Seminoles and balmy winter weather attract tourists that fuel the thriving local economy, and make Griffin Hgts an attractive choice when considering affordable neighborhoods in the Tallahassee, Florida area.