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Life in Gainesville

The Historic Thomas Center/ Photo Credit: Gainesville/Alachua County Visitors & Convention Bureau

The Historic Thomas Center/ Photo Credit: Gainesville/Alachua County Visitors & Convention Bureau

The city of Gainesville and our surrounding north central Florida communities are among the nicest places you’ll ever live.

The area offers a sophisticated and scholarly environment within an academic enclave built with the future in mind. Living here, you’ll enjoy enlightening and engaging cultural and arts activities, high-energy University of Florida sporting events and a centralized location that puts you within comfortable driving distance of famous beaches and attractions.

But you don’t have to go far to enjoy the true nature of Gainesville, as there are parks, lakes and springs less than an hour away in any direction. You’ll also have access to impressive educational opportunities at our three local community colleges and the University of Florida.

You’ll truly enjoy the best of all worlds here. Learn more now about this special place you can call your own!

Snorkeling at Ginnie Springs. Photo Credit: Ginnie Springs

Snorkeling at Ginnie Springs. Photo Credit: Ginnie Springs

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Devil's Millhopper State Park. Photo Credit: Gainesville/Alachua County Visitors & Convention Bureau

Devil’s Millhopper State Park. Photo Credit: Gainesville/Alachua County Visitors & Convention Bureau

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Hippodrome State Theatre. Photo Credit: Randy Batista

Hippodrome State Theatre. Photo Credit: Randy Batista

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