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Gainesville is primarily known for being home to the University of Florida, the flagship university of the State University System of Florida and the fourth-largest university in the United States.
The 2000 Census estimated the population of Gainesville to be 95,447.
Gainesville and the University had their separate beginnings in 1853, when the first state college (the East Florida Seminary) was founded in Ocala, and the Alachua County Commission decided to move the county seat and build a new one on the route to be taken by the Florida Railroad.
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  History of Gainesville Florida
Florida became a territory of the United States in 1819 by virtue of a treaty with Spain.
Gainesville was hit with two major fires in the 1880s, prompting a rebuilding with brick.
Gainesville was chosen as the site for the University of Florida in 1905, opening a year later with 102 students, 15 faculty members and two building still under construction.
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 | Gainesville.com | The Gainesville Sun | Gainesville, Fla.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Gainesville is primarily known for being home to the University of Florida, a university in the State University System of Florida and the fourth-largest university in the United States.
The east side of Gainesville houses the majority of the African-American community within the city, while the west side consists of the ethnically diverse student population nearest to the University of Florida and the city's Caucasian population.
Gainesville is informally called "Hogtown" by many current and former residents, after Hogtown Creek, which runs through the city and was the original name of a town nearby, which was eventually incorporated into the growing city.
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 Gainesville, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gainesville is the largest city and county seat of Alachua County, Florida.
Gainesville is one of the southernmost cities in the United States where deciduous trees predominate.
Gainesville was the scene of small-scale fighting in the Civil War.
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 History of Gainesville, Florida
In 1824, after Florida was annexed to the United States, Alachua County was created with Newnansville near present-day Alachua as the county seat.
The population expanded with an influx of planters and farmers as Florida achieved statehood in 1845.
Original Gainesville expanded to include newer subdivisions, and it became the fourth largest city in Florida in the early 1900's with a population of nearly 4000.
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 Gainesville, Florida
Gainesville and the University had their separate beginnings in 1853, when the first state college (the East Florida Seminary) was founded in Ocala, and the Alachua County Commission decided to move the county seat and build a new one on the route to be taken by the Florida Railroad.
The Gainesville Community Playhouse is headquarters for community theater in Gainesville, and the Hippodrome, with a fine professional company, is one of Florida's three state theaters.
Gainesville is the home of the Florida Museum of Natural History, a good starting place for those who want to know more about Alachua County and to explore beyond as well as within it.
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 Gainesville, Florida: High Springs, Micanopy- Florida State Parks by VISIT FLORIDA
Gainesville is a university town with museums and galleries surrounded by historic buildings, nature preserves, and crystal clear springs.
Gainesville blends the stimulation of a university burg with the small-town flavor of Florida’s heartland for a rare destination that drew some of Florida’s earliest tourists.
Scattered to Gainesville’s south, towns grew up in the wake of the steamboat and railroad era and today have settled into rural retreats for the soul.
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 NWRC - Gainesville, Florida Field Station
The Gainesville facility was built in 1963 and has served as a bird and mammal research field station ever since.
In cooperation with Florida Power and Light Company, field station biologists are investigating methods to reduce nesting activity by monk parakeets on utility poles and electric substations.
The research project includes development of effective trapping methods, evaluation of chemical and physical deterrents, documentation of parakeet food habits and reproductive activity, and assessment of diazacon as a potential chemosterilant to reduce population levels.
www.aphis.usda.gov /ws/nwrc/field/gainesville/index.html   (495 words)

  
 William E. Harriett - Dentist, Gainesville, Florida
For this reason I applied to and was accepted in the University of Florida College of Dentistry.
In our spare time we are "on or under the water" as much as possible.We are true Gator fans and enjoy attending as many sporting events as possible.On a regular basis my wife and I volunteer at the outreach clinics providing dental care to the underserved citizens of our community.
Gainesville is truly a wonderful community in which to live and raise our son.
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 Gainesville
Gainesville is one of 38 communities that have been granted the BFC designation to recognize their commitment to providing safe accommodation and facilities for bicyclists, and for their efforts to encourage bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation.
According to the 2000 Census, a remarkable 5.25% of Gainesville residents commute to work by bike, among the highest figures in the nation for a major population center.
The Florida Traffic and Bicycle Safety Education Program is working in association with the local Community Traffic Safety Team on meeting with the County's school principals to strengthen current efforts.
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 Archived: VI. Gainesville, Florida
The Tech-Prep consortium in Gainesville was formed by Santa Fe Community College (SFCC) and the School Board of Alachua County (SBAC) and its eight high schools.
Students from Gainesville High or other high schools who choose any of the health-related programs of study attend this magnet program for their academic classes, which are taught by a team of eight teachers who work only with IHP students throughout all four years of high school.
Like many Tech-Prep programs, the Gainesville consortium must overcome a common and long-standing prejudice: that vocational education is for youths who cannot make it in college and who can work effectively only with their hands.
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 Gainesville High School, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first public high school in Gainesville, Florida was established in 1906 in what is now known as the Kirby Smith Building on East University Avenue.
The school consisted of grades 1-12 and was known generally as the "Gainesville graded high school." Today the high school is operated by the Alachua County School District.
The construction for the first school to be explicitly known as Gainesville High School was completed in 1923 near the intersection of SW 7th Street and West University Avenue.
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 ICEE 2004 - Gainesville Florida
Florida Museum of Natural History - Located at the University of Florida, it's dedicated to understanding and preserving biological diversity and cultural heritage.
The Hippodrome is also a landmark of the downtown Gainesville landscape, occupying a beautifully restored historic building built in 1911.
Micanopy - The oldest inland settlement in Florida.
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 Gainesville, Florida - School for Integrated Academics and Technologies - SIATech   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Gainesville is home to the University of Florida Gators and our Job Corps Gators are located in North Central Florida.
Gainesville offers many cultural opportunities with the Harn Art Museum and the Florida Museum of Natural History including the Butterfly Garden.
After the FCAT (Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test) was complete, all students that passed were invited to a dinner where the staff cooked, served, and entertained the students.
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 Main Page - Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail » Florida State Parks
Passing by native plants and wildlife, unique scenery, and backyard Florida culture, the old railbed turned greenway is both a paved multi-use recreational surface and a grassy path for equestrians.
The Gainesville Hawthorne Trail, a "Trader's Path," stretches back even further in time to the days of William Bartram, Seminole Indians, and Florida's first people.
Parking is provided at three trail heads, Boulware Springs Park (3500 SE 15th Street) in Gainesville; near C.R. 2082 west of Hawthorne at 7209 SE 200th Drive; and at 300 SW 2nd Avenue, in Hawthorne.
www.floridastateparks.org /gainesville-hawthorne   (446 words)

  
 About Gainesville-Leisure Activities-City Of Gainesville, Florida-Official Website
Gainesville residents and visitors can now find the information they need on the city's travel, lodging, dining and education.
Gainesville is just a short drive from both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, offering a wealth of fun and opportunity to get the most from Florida's tourism industry.
Additionally, the Gainesville area offers unique opportunities to visit and interact with natural, historical, and entertaining areas of Florida.
www.cityofgainesville.org /about/leisure   (177 words)

  
 Gainesville News
A Gainesville resident was declared brain-dead Tuesday after being hit by a vehicle on Southwest 20th Avenue in front of The Estates apartments Monday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Bedbugs are back, so University of Florida experts are helping revive an old method that makes it easier - and less expensive - for pest control operators to fight the...
Rumors that insurers are leaving the state of Florida or jacking up rates as the result of last year's hurricanes may be nothing but rumors.
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 City Of Gainesville, Florida - Official Website
The City of Gainesville Public Recreation and Parks Board plans to recognize exceptional volunteers who have contributed much of their time and energy to promoting recreational activities throughout Gainesville.
Gainesville Regional Utilities is contracting with the engineering, architecture and construction firm of Burns and McDonnell to design and build the GRU South Energy Center, which will provide multiple onsite utility services to the new Shands at UF Cancer Hospital.
Gainesville is the surprising number-one city in the newly published Cities Ranked and Rated, 2nd Edition written by Bert Sperling and Peter Sander and published by Frommer’s.
www.cityofgainesville.org   (1262 words)

  
 CABOT LODGE GAINESVILLE Hotel, Gainesville Florida Hotels, Gainesville Florida
One of Gainesville's best hotels, Cabot Lodge Hotel, Gainesville Florida provides lodging near University of Florida Gainesville, Shands Medical Center and the Veterans Administration Hospital.
Designed around a most hospitable hotel concept, Cabot Lodge hotel Gainesville, Florida offers such a relaxing atmosphere that you'll get the feeling you never left home.
The Cabot Lodge Gainesville is the perfect headquarters hotel for both business and leisure travel to Gainesville, Florida
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 Gainesville Florida Auto Accident Lawyers Injury Truck Motorcyle Car Tractor Trailer
If your auto accident in Florida occurred while you were riding a motorcycle, you have different rights than the driver of a car.
As Florida auto accident lawyers, Jeffrey Meldon and Associates are highly experienced in the field of auto accident law.
The North Florida law firm of Jeffrey Meldon & Associates focuses on personal injury and criminal defense cases in the following cities and counties: Gainesville, Alachua County; Lake City, Columbia County; Ocala, Marion County; Bronson, Levy County, Starke, Bradford County; Lake Butler, Union County; Inverness, Citrus County; Palatka, Putnam County.
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 Gainesville.com - Local Events, Forums, Classifieds, Photos & Video
A 50 percent chance of rain is forecast for Gainesville Thursday night.
The play is largely based on the famous movie of the same name, but is full of ad-libs and inside jokes that only a Gainesville resident would get.
A lot has happened since the last time Kentucky beat Florida in 1986.
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 Park Summary for Print - Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail » Florida State Parks
Well behaved dogs are allowed on a six foot hand-held leash on the Gainesville to Hawthorne State Trail.
The Gainesville Hawthorne Trail State Park was a former hub of activity for several railroads from as far back as the 1880’s, hauling miscellaneous freight including vegetables, fruit, lumber, and passengers.
This development of this trail was funded through several bodies including the State of Florida, the City of Gainesville, the Alachua County Commission, and the Florida Rails-to-Trails Program.
www.floridastateparks.org /gainesville-hawthorne/ParkSummary.cfm   (1676 words)

  
 Gainesville, Florida FL, city profile (Alachua County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Florida > All counties > Alachua County > Gainesville
Gainesville is between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico
Median rent in Gainesville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $457.
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 Gainesville Florida Bed and Breakfast Inns - North Central, FL
Gainesville Florida Bed and Breakfast Inns - North Central, FL Gainesville Florida Bed and Breakfast Inns:
Gainesville's Sweetwater Branch Inn and the McKenzie Home are located on adjacent lots.
They feature a total of 18 rooms with private baths, gourmet full breakfast, fireplaces, library and Florida gardens.
www.florida-inns.com /North-Central/gainesville.shtml   (236 words)

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