Alachua County , Florida

County in Florida, United States

Alachua County, FL locator map
Location of Alachua County, FL on Florida map.

About

Alachua County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the population was 247,336 and a population density of 99 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 269,043 inhabitants. Its county seat is Gainesville. The county was created 196 years ago in 1824.

Alachua County has a total area of 969.12 square miles (2510 km2).

Alachua County map

Alachua County, FL Quick Facts

Population : 269,043 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida
Twitter username : alachuacounty
Area : 2510 km2
Water as percent of area : 9.7%
Land as percent of area : 90.3%
Altitude : 164 feet / 50 meters
Capital : Gainesville
Establishment : December 12, 1824
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:25:24 (17th April 2021)
Density : 107 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 8.07% (2010-2019)

Alachua County, FL has 7 neighbors .

  • Gainesville

The population of Alachua County increased by 8.07% in 9 years.

Year Population Method
2010 247,336 census
2011 249,834 estimation process
2012 251,520 estimation process
2013 252,475 estimation process
2014 255,456 estimation process
2015 259,052 estimation process
2016 263,959 estimation process
2017 266,309 estimation process
2018 268,851 estimation process
2019 269,043 estimation process

Alachua, Comte d'Alachua, Comté d'Alachua

People born in Alachua County, FL (3)

People born in Alachua County, FL, including Black Seminole war leader and negotiator John Horse, taxonomist and carcinologist Horton H. Hobbs, Jr., college football player, attorney, Florida state senator William A. Shands, you can see a list of people who born in Alachua County, FL.

Alachua County, FL Populated Places

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
Alachua 9,899 City in Alachua County, Florida, United States
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

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