Alachua Alachua County, Florida

Alachua: City in Alachua County, Florida, United States

About

Alachua is a city located in the county of Alachua in the U.S. state of Florida. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,059 and a population density of 98 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 9,916 inhabitants.

The city was created 138 years ago in 1883.

Alachua Quick Facts

Population : 9,916 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
County : Alachua County
Postal code : 32615–32616
Phone Area Codes : 386
Area : 92.45 km2
Altitude : 138 feet / 42 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1884 (138 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−04:00
Local time : 19:07:19 (26th May 2022)
Density : 107 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.64% (2010-2020)
Alachua locator map
Location of Alachua on Florida map.
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Alachua City Hall
Alachua City Hall image

Geography

Alachua is located at 29°45'6"N 82°25'29"W (29.7516300, -82.4248300).

Alachua map

Demographics

The population of Alachua increased by 8.64% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,059 - census
2011 9,143 0.92% estimation process
2012 9,258 1.24% estimation process
2013 9,332 0.79% estimation process
2014 9,506 1.83% estimation process
2015 9,685 1.85% estimation process
2016 9,860 1.77% estimation process
2017 9,962 1.02% estimation process
2018 9,910 -0.52% estimation process
2019 9,899 -0.11% estimation process
2020 9,916 0.17% estimation process

Alachua zip code is 32615. County name: Alachua, County fips: 12001

Best Things to Do in Alachua

1 Travelers Campground

Rating: 4.3 (533)

17701 April Blvd, Alachua, FL 32615, United States ➦ Show Map

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Travelers Campground

2 Alachua Splash Park

Rating: 4.6 (263)

14300 NW 146th Terrace, Alachua, FL 32615, United States ➦ Show Map

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Alachua Splash Park

3 Mill Creek Preserve

Rating: 4.5 (66)

Parking lot off 241, NW County Road 236, and 241, Alachua, FL 32615, United States ➦ Show Map

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Mill Creek Preserve

4 Maude Lewis Park

Rating: 4 (26)

15731 NW 141 St, Alachua, FL 32615, United States ➦ Show Map

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Maude Lewis Park

Where ot Eat in Alachua

1 Sonny's BBQ

Rating: 4.1 (1688)

15935 NW US Hwy 441, Alachua, FL 32615, United States ➦ Show Map

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Sonny's BBQ

2 Zaxby's Chicken Fingers & Buffalo Wings

Rating: 4.1 (1034)

16088 NW US Hwy 441, Alachua, FL 32615, United States ➦ Show Map

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Zaxby's Chicken Fingers & Buffalo Wings

3 Waffle House

Rating: 4.1 (926)

15979 NW US Hwy 441, Alachua, FL 32615, United States ➦ Show Map

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Waffle House

4 Dunkin'

Rating: 3.8 (432)

16091 NW US Hwy 441, Alachua, FL 32615, United States ➦ Show Map

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Dunkin'

5 Hungry Howie's

Rating: 4 (240)

16135 NW US Hwy 441 #20, Alachua, FL 32615, United States ➦ Show Map

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Hungry Howie's

Where to Stay in Alachua

1 Quality Inn I-75 At Exit 399

Rating: 3.6 (614)

15960 NW US Hwy 441, Alachua, FL 32615, United States ➦ Show Map

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Quality Inn I-75 At Exit 399

Other Places in Alachua

1 Alachua City Hall

Rating: 3.6 (10)

15100 NW 142 Terrace, Alachua, FL 32615 ➦ Show Map

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Alachua City Hall

People born in Alachua (1)

American actress Michele Boyd was born in Alachua

Schools in Alachua

College & universities near Alachua, FL

Code Name City ZIP
137096 Santa Fe College Gainesville (FL) 32606-6210

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Alachua, FL

Code Name Address Type
GNF Gainesville, Florida 201 East University Ave. BUS
WDO Waldo, Florida 14648 NE 147th Avenue BUS
OCA Ocala, Florida 531 Northeast First Ave BUS
PAK Palatka 220 North 11th Street RAIL
JAX Jacksonville 3570 Clifford Lane RAIL

Post offices near Alachua

Post Office Name City ZIP
Alachua Post Office Alachua (FL) 32615

Other cities in Alachua County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Alachua County , FL.

City Name Population Title
Gainesville 135,004 County seat of Alachua County, Florida, United States
West Park 15,038 City in Florida, United States of America
Newberry 6,368 City in Alachua County, Florida, United States of America
High Springs 6,280 City in Alachua County, Florida, United States
Hawthorne 1,536 City in Florida, United States
Archer 1,204 City in Florida
Waldo 998 City in Florida
Micanopy 637 Town in Alachua County, Florida, United States
La Crosse 401 Town in Alachua County, Florida

Distance to Other Cities

Alachua distances to largest Florida cities