Neighborhoods in Gainesville and Alachua County, Florida
Alachua County is a special place that offers an incredible choice of options when it comes to where you choose to call home. Gainesville, Florida and the surrounding small towns offers downtown urban, rural farms and everything in between. The relatively short local commutes make it possible to live and work where you choose. Choose from funky historic neighborhoods, immaculate planned communities, quiet subdivisions, charming small towns, working horse farms or chic townhouses and condos. No matter where you call home, you’ll be a short trip away from beautiful rural vistas, tons of outdoor recreation options, small town main streets and Gainesville’s urban spots and shopping, dining and entertainment. We love calling Gainesville and Alachua County home.

Small Towns near Gainesville and Alachua County, Florida
With Gainesville the center of activity, there are several small towns that surround the city and contribute to the opportunities for local visitors and residents to enjoy the springs, rivers and outdoor attractions, local dining and shopping, and to get involved in the community. Nearby small towns include High Springs, Alachua, LaCrosse, Waldo, Hawthorne, Melrose, Evinston, Cross Creek, Archer, Micanopy, and Newberry.

Evinston farms line the shores of Orange Lake