Gainesville, Florida

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Gainesville, Florida
City o Gainesville
Downtown Gainesville at night
Downtown Gainesville at night
Banner o Gainesville, Florida
Banner
Official seal of Gainesville, Florida
Seal
Eik-name(s): 
"Gatorville", "G-Ville", "Gainesvegas", "Hogtown"
Motto(s): 
Every path starts with passion
Location in Alachua County in the state of Florida
Location in Alachua County in the state of Florida
Coordinates: 29°39′7.19″N 82°19′29.97″W / 29.6519972°N 82.3249917°W / 29.6519972; -82.3249917Coordinates: 29°39′7.19″N 82°19′29.97″W / 29.6519972°N 82.3249917°W / 29.6519972; -82.3249917
Country United States of America
State Florida
County Alachua
Settled1854
IncorporatitAprile 14, 1869
Govrenment
 • TeepCooncil-manager
 • MayorEd Braddy
 • Commission[1]
 • Ceety ManagerRuss Blackburn
Area
 • City161.6 km2 (62.4 sq mi)
 • Laund158.8 km2 (61.3 sq mi)
 • Water2.8 km2 (1.1 sq mi)  1.74%
Elevation54 m (151 ft)
Population
 (2012 est.)[3]
 • City128,460
 • Rank206t
 • Density789.3/km2 (2,044/sq mi)
 • Urban
187,781 (US: 187t)
 • Metro
273,377 (172nt)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
32601–32614, 32627, 32635, 32641, 32653
Area code(s)352
FIPS code12-25175
GNIS featur ID0282874[4]
Websitewww.cityofgainesville.org

Gainesville is the coonty seat an lairgest ceety in Alachua Coonty, Florida, an the principal ceety o the Gainesville, Florida Metropolitan Stateestical Aurie (MSA).

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Gainesville maintains sister ceety relationships wi fower ceeties in three separate arrangements:[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. [1] "City of Gainesville - City Commission", Retrieved 2015-06-09
  2. "Gainesville, Florida". Weather Underground. Retrieved 22 Julie 2007.
  3. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 1 Juin 2013.
  4. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 25 October 2007. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  5. "Sister City Program of Gainesville". Sister City Program of Gainesville, Inc. Retrieved 16 Januar 2010.