Alachua, Florida

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Alachua, Florida
City
Motto: The Good Life Community
Location in Alachua County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 29°46′45″N 82°28′47″W / 29.77917°N 82.47972°W / 29.77917; -82.47972Coordinates: 29°46′45″N 82°28′47″W / 29.77917°N 82.47972°W / 29.77917; -82.47972
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Alachua
Settled 1884
Incorporated (city) 12 April 1905
Government
 • Type Commission-Manager
 • Mayor Jean Calderwood
 • City Manager Clovis Watson, Jr.
Area
 • City 29.05 sq mi (75.2 km2)
 • Land 28.9 sq mi (75 km2)
 • Water 0.15 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.52%
Elevation 138 ft (42 m)
Population (2006)
 • City 7,554
 • Metro 243,985
  Census Bureau estimate
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 32615-32616
Area code(s) 386
FIPS code 12-00375[1]
GNIS feature ID 0307629[2]

Alachua is a city of Florida in the United States.

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