Hale Smith named this type after Leon County, Florida in 1948 as part of his Leon-Jefferson Complex in northwestern Florida. This type is associated with the historic Apalachee Indians of the Mission period.
Check stamping on grit-tempered pottery. Checks are 1 centimeter across on average, and have a square to diamond shape. Fingernail punctations on collars and smoothing of stamping have been noted on some specimens. Rims are outflared and lips are round-pointed.