A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Alachua ...
The city of Alachua is located in Alachua County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Alachua has a population of 9,982 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>
Population Details ...
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 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 (with a count of 6,098 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alachua had an population of 9,982 people. This is an increase of 10.19% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 63.69% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alachua.
Communities near Alachua ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alachua and not the distance if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alachua.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alachua:
Websites for Alachua ...
Official Website: www.cityofalachua.com/
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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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: 18 Mar 2019