North Central Florida
North Central Florida is a region in U.S state of Florida. The region includes the north-central part of the state and the counties Alachua, Gilchrist, Bradford, Columbia, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madison, Marion, Putnam, Suwannee and Union. The region's largest city is Gainesville (the home of the University of Florida). Other cities in this region are Ocala, Lake City, Live Oak, and Palatka.
The landscape and the climate in North Central Floria are not the same as what the most people expect of Florida. The landscape has gently rolling hills and dominated by Magnolia trees and large Southern live oaks with Spanish moss.