Gainesville , Alachua County, Florida

County seat of Alachua County, Florida, United States

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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 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 133,997 inhabitants.

The city was created 168 years ago in 1852.

Gainesville has a total area of 63.49 square miles (164.43 km2).

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Gainesville, FL Quick Facts

Population : 133,997 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida
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 (168 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−04:00
Local time : 19:14:04 (17th April 2021)
Postal code : 32601
Density : 815 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 7.2% (2010-2019)
Weather : 72℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

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The population of Gainesville increased by 7.2% in 9 years.

Year Population Method
2000 95,447 census
2010 124,354 census
2011 125,671 estimation process
2012 125,993 estimation process
2013 126,340 estimation process
2014 127,571 estimation process
2015 129,356 estimation process
2016 131,580 estimation process
2017 132,041 estimation process
2018 133,665 estimation process
2019 133,997 estimation process

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

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People born in Gainesville, FL (179)

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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

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Other cities in Alachua County

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

City Name Population Title
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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