The enticement and welcome portal for Alachua County, Florida


Global Gainesville

Gainesville is a welcoming place. We love to meet people from other states, and especially other countries. My old elementary school, J.J. Finley, is the primary school for Alachua County students who need to learn English. (The program is called ESOL, or English for Speakers of Other
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Mapping G-ville

You’ve probably looked up Gainesville on Google Street View. A new project lets me show you the city on Will’s View. Some of the basic things on my map are my school and my house. I like to go east. Sweet Dreams Ice Cream is my western-most limit. When I go east, I find my school, my
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CreativeSpaces

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Our Favorite Local Picks

From urban Gainesville to our surrounding small towns, the area is full of amazing options for just about anything you can think of. We’ve selected a few of our favorite local picks. To get started, select your category of interest. Let us know what you think!
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Birding

“Truly I was in an ornithologist’s paradise.”—Frank Chapman, 1886    Gainesville is an ideal spot for the visiting birder. Its extensive green spaces are home to an abundant and varied bird life – over 350 species have been recorded here – and it boasts one of the liveliest (and
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Primavera Florida

  We invite you to enter this magical, creative place.  
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Sustainability

Sustainable Gainesville Gainesville named one of the top 12 greenest cities in America | read the article Gainesville has many champions of environmental, economic, and community sustainability: the idea that when we interact with our environment, and with each other in our communitie
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Innovation Square

Innovation Square is a 40-acre urban plan that brings smart growth to the heart of Gainesville, providing space for startup companies, labs, offices, residences, shops, restaurants and open space linking the University of Florida and Gainesville’s vibrant downtown. The prospects
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Startup

Gainesville is home to a vibrant and booming business community that is growing and developing every day! Named as the Top Tech City in Florida, Gainesville is proud be the home to one of the leading research universities, the University of Florida, as well as one of the nation’s prem
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Springs Country

Gainesville is the gateway to the largest constellation of freshwater springs in the world. Gainesville and Alachua County are located in the heart of the magnificently beautiful Florida Springs Region, home of the largest constellation of freshwater springs on the planet where approx
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