Alachua County Florida

Cities & Localities in Alachua County, FL

Gainesville (county seat)
High Springs
La Crosse

Alachua County is in Florida’s North Central Region & the Gainesville, Florida Metro Area

Alachua County is located 85 miles from the Georgia state line, 50 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, and 67 miles from the Atlantic Ocean. Alachua County was established in 1824 from a portion of St. Johns County and named for a Spanish ranch existing in the vicinity in 1680. The name comes from a Seminole Indian word meaning “sink” and possibly was named for a large sinkhole in Paynes Prairie.

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