Alachua Alachua County, Florida

Alachua: City in Alachua County, Florida, United States

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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 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 9,899 inhabitants.

The city was created 137 years ago in 1883.

Geography

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

Weather

Alachua forecast: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%. more

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Alachua Quick Facts

Population : 9,899 (2019)
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 (137 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−04:00
Local time : 17:04:13 (6th May 2021)
Density : 107 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 8.49% (2010-2019)
Weather : 85℉ Showers And Thunderstorms Likely 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Alachua increased by 8.49% in 9 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

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

People born in Alachua (1)

American actress Michele Boyd was born in Alachua

Schools

College & universities near Alachua

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

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Alachua

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

Other cities in Alachua County

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

City Name Population Title
Gainesville 133,997 County seat of Alachua County, Florida, United States
West Park 15,089 City in Florida, United States of America
Newberry 6,231 City in Alachua County, Florida, United States of America
High Springs 6,178 City in Alachua County, Florida, United States
Hawthorne 1,522 City in Florida, United States
Archer 1,198 City in Florida
Waldo 1,008 City in Florida
Micanopy 635 Town in Alachua County, Florida, United States
La Crosse 397 Town in Alachua County, Florida

Distance to Other Cities

Alachua distances to largest Florida cities

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