Gilchrist County , Florida

Gilchrist County: County in Florida, United States of America

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Location of Gilchrist County on Florida map.


Gilchrist County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,939 and a population density of 18 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 18,582 inhabitants. Its county seat is Trenton. The county was created 95 years ago in 1925.


Gilchrist County is located at 29°43'33"N 82°48'1"W (29.7258200, -82.8003700). It has 6 neighbors: Alachua County, Columbia County, Dixie County, Lafayette County, Levy County and Suwannee County.

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The largest city of Gilchrist County is Fanning Springs with a population of 1,030. Other cities include and Bell population 498. See all Gilchrist County cities & populated places.


Gilchrist County forecast: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 70%. more

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Gilchrist County Quick Facts

Population : 18,582 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
Area : 921 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.6%
Land as percent of area : 98.4%
Named for : Albert W. Gilchrist
Altitude : 89 feet / 27 meters
Capital : Trenton
Establishment : December 12, 1925
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 17:53:17 (2nd August 2021)
Density : 20 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 8.84% (2010-2019)
Weather : 89℉ Showers And Thunderstorms Likely 7-days weather

Gilchrist County has 6 neighbours.

  • Trenton


The population of Gilchrist County increased by 8.84% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,939 - census
2011 16,994 0.32% estimation process
2012 16,897 -0.57% estimation process
2013 16,957 0.35% estimation process
2014 16,991 0.2% estimation process
2015 17,378 2.23% estimation process
2016 17,622 1.38% estimation process
2017 17,900 1.55% estimation process
2018 18,284 2.1% estimation process
2019 18,582 1.6% estimation process

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Gilchrist County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Gilchrist County.

City Name Population Title
Trenton 2,160 Town in Florida
Fanning Springs 1,030 City in Gilchrist and Levy counties in Florida, United States
Bell 498 Human settlement in Gilchrist County, Florida, United States of America

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