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Where is Alachua County, Florida?

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Alachua County is a county equivalent area found in Florida, USA. The county government of Alachua is found in the county seat of Gainesville.

With a total 2,509.2 sq. km of land and water area, Alachua County, Florida is the 815th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 256,380 people, Alachua County has a total 113159 households earning 42149 on average per year.

Alachua County, Florida - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 12001
Area Codes 352,386
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Gainesville (population: 200,271), Alachua (population: 15,416), Newberry (population: 11,794), High Springs (population: 11,055), Hawthorne (population: 10,507), Archer (population: 7,793), Micanopy (population: 3,848), Waldo (population: 2,177), La Crosse (population: 313), Earleton (population: 295)
Land Area 98,989 sq miles
Water Area 875 sq miles
Household Income $42,149
Housing Units 113,159
Median Home Value $167,900
High School Grads 91% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 41% of population
Retail Spending $13,124 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $493,980 per capita
Universities and Colleges University of Florida, Academy For Five Element Acupuncture

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.