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Archer, Florida
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Welcome to Archer ...

The city of Archer is located in Alachua County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Archer has a population of 1,209 people<1> (see below for details).

Archer is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Archer lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Archer is within the (352) area code.

The ZIP code for Archer: 32618<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Archer had a population of 1,118 people. This makes Archer the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,118 people, the population of Archer decreased 13.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,289 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Archer had an population of 1,209 people. This is an increase of 8.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.21% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Archer.

Communities near Archer ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Archer and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Alachua   [Map]   9,982   N   18 miles [29 km]
Bronson   [Map]   1,119   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
East Bronson   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gainesville   [Map]   132,249   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
McIntosh   [Map]   477   E   18 miles [29 km]
Micanopy   [Map]   631   E   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Archer.

Communities Also Named Archer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Florida communities named Archer: This one is located in Alachua County and the other is located in Hillsborough County.

Beyond Florida, there are 18 communities that are also named Archer - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska (2), Nevada, Ohio, Ontario, Tennessee, West Virginia and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Archer.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Archer. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Archer. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Archer.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Archer:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Archer ...

Looking for more information about Archer? 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 Archer, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Archer.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Archer.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Archer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Archer). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Archer or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Archer) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Archer. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Archer

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Archer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.5301, Longitude: -82.5192     [Map].

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