Alachua, Florida

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Alachua, Florida
City
Motto(s): The Good Life Community
Location in Alachua County and the state of Florida
Location in Alachua County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: Coordinates: 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
Settled1884
Incorporated (city)12 April 1905
Government
 • TypeCommission-Manager
 • MayorJean Calderwood
 • City ManagerClovis Watson, Jr.
Area
 • City29.05 sq mi (75.2 km2)
 • Land28.9 sq mi (75 km2)
 • Water0.15 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.52%
Elevation138 ft (42 m)
Population (2006)
 • City7,554
 • Metro243,985
 Census Bureau estimate
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes32615-32616
Area code(s)386
FIPS code12-00375[1]
GNIS feature ID0307629[2]
Websitehttp://www.cityofalachua.com

Alachua is a city of Florida in the United States.

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.