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Welcome to Alachua ...
The city of Alachua is located in Alachua County.
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Alachua has a population of 9,949 people<1> (see below for details).
Alachua was established in 1884.
The community of Alachua is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Alachua lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Alachua: (386)
The ZIP codes for Alachua: 32615-32616<3>
Websites for Alachua ...
Official Website: www.cityofalachua.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Alachua had an population of 9,949 people. This is an increase of 9.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 63.15% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alachua had a population of 9,059 people. This makes Alachua the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Alachua represents 0.05% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 166th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,059 people, the population of Alachua increased 48.56% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,098 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alachua.
Communities near Alachua ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alachua.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alachua. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alachua.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alachua. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alachua.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alachua. See our Newspapers Page for Alachua.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alachua ...
Looking for more information about Alachua? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Alachua, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alachua.
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The official website for Alachua: www.cityofalachua.com/
The official website for Alachua County: www.alachua-county.org/
The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/
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This page was last modified: 20 May 2020