Relocating to Gainesville
Gainesville is located in Alachua County about 90 miles driving time from Jacksonville or Orlando. As the county seat, Gainesville serves as the commercial hub for the North Central Florida area. The University of Florida and Shands Hospital at UF are the leading employers in Gainesville and provide jobs for many residents of surrounding counties. Situated just off Interstate-75, Gainesville our guests enjoy a prime location offering cycling, canoeing, hiking, golf, camping, bird-watching, and fishing opportunities.