Gainesville is located in Alachua County, Fl. and is the home to the state’s flagship university. More than 130,000 individuals call this vibrant university city home. Gainesville is a growing hub for young professionals, offering big city benefits with small town charm.
Mild winters and year-round sun allow for an active, outdoor-oriented lifestyle. The average annual high temperature in Gainesville is 80°F and the average annual low temperature is 58°F.
The UF-sponsored Innovation Hub enables technology start-up companies to grow and thrive. Alachua County, home to Gainesville and the University of Florida, ranks 10th in overall health factors out of all Florida counties and has several A-ranked schools.
Arts & Culture
- Florida Museum of Natural History
- Harn Museum of Art
- Hippodrome State Theater
- Philips Center for the Performing Arts
- University of Florida: School of Theatre and Dance
Florida on a Tankful
- Depot Park
- Devil’s Den
- Devil’s Millhopper
- Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail
- North Florida Springs
- Paynes Prairie