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The county name derives from Indian term for "grassy"

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Alachua County is one of 67 counties in Florida.

The county is in the Gainesville metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 223,090. This was an increase of  2.36% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
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$31,426
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Alachua County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Alachua County was $25,280. This was an increase of 20.8% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 82% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Gainesville

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13% of Alachua County residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Alachua County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Alachua County include Alachua Hillcrest Memorial Park, Antioch Cemetery, Asberry Cemetery, Carlton Cemetery, Coleman Cemetery, Evergreen Cemetery, Forest Grove Cemetery, Forest Meadows Memorial Park, Freedom Cemetery, Hawthorn Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Alachua County include Alachua, Archer, Cross Creek, Gainesville, Hawthorne, High Springs, Island Grove, La Crosse, Lochloosa, Micanopy ... View communities

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Colleges in Alachua County include Santa Fe Community College, University of Florida ... View colleges

School districts in Alachua County include Alachua County Schools District ... View school districts

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Libraries in Alachua County include Alachua County Library District, Archer Branch Library, Hawthorne Branch Library, High Springs Branch Library, Micanopy Branch Library, Millhopper Branch Library, Newberry Branch Library, Tower Road Branch Library, Waldo Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Alachua County include Gainesville Sun ... View newspapers

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Alachua County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Alachua County political report.

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Airports in Alachua County include Gainesville Regional

Hotels in Alachua County include Best Value Inn, Best Western, Cabot Lodge Gainesville, Comfort Inn Alachua, Comfort Inn University, Comfort Inn West, Courtyard by Marriott, Days Inn Alachua, Days Inn I-75, Days Inn University ... More hotels

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