Gainesville Alachua County, Florida

Gainesville: County seat of Alachua County, Florida, United States

About

Gainesville is a city located in the county of Alachua in the U.S. state of Florida. Its population at the 2010 census was 124,354 and a population density of 756 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 135,004 inhabitants.

The city was created 169 years ago in 1852.

Gainesville Quick Facts

Population : 135,004 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
County : Alachua County
Twitter username : GainesvilleGov
Phone Area Codes : 352
Area : 164.43 km2
Official name : Gainesville
Altitude : 177 feet / 54 meters
Capital city : Gainesville is capital of Alachua County
Establishment : January 01, 1853 (169 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−04:00
Local time : 23:59:20 (21st May 2022)
Postal code : 32601
Density : 821 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.89% (2010-2020)
Gainesville locator map
Location of Gainesville on Florida map.
Dsg Gainesville 13th and University Intersection Approach 20050507 image
Dsg Gainesville 13th and University Intersection Approach 20050507
Dsg Gainesville 13th and University Intersection Approach 20050507 image

Geography

Gainesville is located at 29°39'6"N 82°19'29"W (29.6516300, -82.3248300).

Gainesville map

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Demographics

The population of Gainesville increased by 7.89% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 95,447 - census
2010 124,354 23.25% census
2011 125,671 1.05% estimation process
2012 125,993 0.26% estimation process
2013 126,340 0.27% estimation process
2014 127,571 0.96% estimation process
2015 129,356 1.38% estimation process
2016 131,580 1.69% estimation process
2017 132,041 0.35% estimation process
2018 133,665 1.21% estimation process
2019 133,997 0.25% estimation process
2020 135,004 0.75% estimation process

Gainesville zip code is 32601. County name: Alachua, County fips: 12001

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Best Things to Do in Gainesville

1 Depot Park

Rating: 4.8 (3091)

874 SE 4 St, Gainesville, FL 32601, United States ➦ Show Map

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Depot Park

2 Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits

Rating: 4.8 (2553)

3215 Hull Rd, Gainesville, FL 32611, United States ➦ Show Map

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Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits

3 Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

Rating: 4.7 (1831)

4700 SW 58th Dr, Gainesville, FL 32608, United States ➦ Show Map

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Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

4 Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park

Rating: 4.3 (1189)

4732 Millhopper Rd, Gainesville, FL 32653, United States ➦ Show Map

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Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park

5 Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Rating: 4.8 (1101)

325 SW Williston Rd, Gainesville, FL 32601, United States ➦ Show Map

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Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Where ot Eat in Gainesville

1 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Rating: 4.3 (4370)

4001 SW 43rd St, Gainesville, FL 32608, United States ➦ Show Map

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

2 Texas Roadhouse

Rating: 4.2 (3562)

3984 SW 43rd St, Gainesville, FL 32608, United States ➦ Show Map

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Texas Roadhouse

3 Metro Diner

Rating: 4.6 (2834)

2130 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32608, United States ➦ Show Map

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Metro Diner

4 Steak 'n Shake

Rating: 3.9 (2820)

3714 SW 42nd St, Gainesville, FL 32608, United States ➦ Show Map

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Steak 'n Shake

5 Bahama Breeze

Rating: 4.3 (2730)

3989 Plaza Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608, United States ➦ Show Map

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Bahama Breeze

Where to Stay in Gainesville

1 Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville

Rating: 4.3 (1223)

1714 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32607, United States ➦ Show Map

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Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville

2 Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Ctr, an IHG Hotel

Rating: 4.1 (1088)

1250 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601, United States ➦ Show Map

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Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Ctr, an IHG Hotel

3 Wyndham Garden Gainesville

Rating: 3.5 (1083)

2900 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32608, United States ➦ Show Map

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Wyndham Garden Gainesville

4 DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville

Rating: 4.2 (1059)

3726 SW 40th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608, United States ➦ Show Map

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DoubleTree by Hilton Gainesville

5 Days Inn by Wyndham Gainesville University I-75

Rating: 3.6 (1030)

920 NW 69th Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32605, United States ➦ Show Map

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Days Inn by Wyndham Gainesville University I-75

Other Places in Gainesville

1 Thomas Center

Rating: 4.7 (83)

302 NE 6 Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601, United States ➦ Show Map

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Thomas Center

2 US Department Of Agriculture-Veterinary Services

Rating: 3.8 (30)

8100 NW 15th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32606, United States ➦ Show Map

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US Department Of Agriculture-Veterinary Services

3 Gainesville City Hall

Rating: 3 (10)

200 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601 ➦ Show Map

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Gainesville City Hall

4 Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Rating: 2 (2)

1911 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32608, United States ➦ Show Map

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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

5 USDA Rural Development

Rating: 2.5 (2)

4440 NW 25th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32606, United States ➦ Show Map

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6 USDA-ARS

Rating: 5 (1)

1600 SW 23 Dr, Gainesville, FL 32608, United States ➦ Show Map

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USDA-ARS

7 Vocational Rehabilitation

Rating: 5 (1)

2627 NW 43rd St #201, Gainesville, FL 32606, United States ➦ Show Map

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8 US Department of Agriculture Plant Protection and Quarantine

8100 NW 15th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32606, United States ➦ Show Map

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9 Gainesville Communications

200 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Gainesville (179)

People born in Gainesville, including Pioneering broadcast journalist, on radio and television Martha Rountree, actress and comedian Maya Rudolph, actress Brittany Daniel, .

List

  • Jearl Miles Clark (Athletics competitor, sprinter, 400 metres runner) she was born in 04/09/1966
  • Aaron Feinberg (American inline skater) he was born in 27/06/1981
  • Tom Petty (American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor) he was born in 20/10/1950
  • Rodney Mullen (American professional skateboarder) he was born in 17/08/1966
  • Robert Hoffman (American actor and dancer) he was born in 21/09/1985
  • Dustin Moskovitz (American computer/Internet entrepreneur) he was born in 22/05/1984
  • Benmont Tench (American musician) he was born in 07/09/1953
  • Allison Wagner (American swimmer, Olympic silver medalist, world champion, former world record-holder) she was born in 21/07/1977
  • Alysia Reiner (American actress) she was born in 21/07/1970
  • Desmond Child (American songwriter and producer) he was born in 28/10/1953
  • Cynthia Daniel (American actress and photographer) she was born in 17/03/1976
  • John Vanderslice (American guitarist) he was born in 22/05/1967
  • Merritt Butrick (American actor (1959-1989)) he was born in 03/09/1959
  • Cedrick Bowers (American baseball player) he was born in 10/02/1978
  • Don Felder (American rock musician) he was born in 21/09/1947
  • Scott Ritter (American weapons inspector and writer) he was born in 15/07/1961
  • Beverly Crawford (African American gospel vocalist) she was born in 31/08/1963
  • Peter Marshall (swimmer) he was born in 09/03/1982

Schools in Gainesville

College & universities near Gainesville, FL

Code Name City ZIP
451079 Academy for Five Element Acupuncture Gainesville (FL) 32601
484473 University of Florida-Online Gainesville (FL) 32611
457350 Florida School of Traditional Midwifery Gainesville (FL) 32601
449481 Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine Gainesville (FL) 32601
134130 University of Florida Gainesville (FL) 32611

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Gainesville, 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
TVF The Villages-Lady Lake, FL 401 North US Highway 441 BUS

Post offices near Gainesville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Main Str Post Office Gainesville (FL) 32601
University Post Office Gainesville (FL) 32603
Northw Post Office Gainesville (FL) 32605
Gainesvill Post Office Gainesville (FL) 32608
Gainesville Gen Mail Faclty Post Office Gainesville (FL) 32608

Other places with the same name (6)

Other cities in Alachua County

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

City Name Population Title
West Park 15,038 City in Florida, United States of America
Alachua 9,916 City in Alachua County, Florida, United States
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

Gainesville distances to largest Florida cities