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  • 11407 Palmetto Blvd
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    $1,850

    11407 Palmetto Blvd

    11407 Palmetto Blvd, Alachua, FL 32615

    3 Beds • 2 Bath

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  • Legacy At Fort Clarke
    • Patio / Deck - Legacy At Fort Clarke - Gainesville, FL
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    • Pool - Legacy At Fort Clarke - Gainesville, FL

    $1,290+

    4/5 stars based on 268 reviews
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    Legacy At Fort Clarke

    1505 Fort Clarke Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606

    1–4 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    3 Units Available
    (352) 354-4335
  • Creekwood Apartments
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    $900+

    3/5 stars based on 2 reviews
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    Creekwood Apartments

    2056 NW 55th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32653

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    (352) 240-1479
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  • The Crossing at Santa Fe - Per Bed Lease
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    • Pool - The Crossing at Santa Fe - Per Bed Lease - Gainesville, FL
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    $484+

    2.5/5 stars based on 22 reviews
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    The Crossing at Santa Fe - Per Bed Lease

    3205 Sw 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606

    2–4 Beds • 2–4 Baths

    (352) 448-3377
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  • Museum Walk - Per Bed Lease
    • Bedroom - Museum Walk - Per Bed Lease - Gainesville, FL
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    $799+

    4.5/5 stars based on 10 reviews
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    Museum Walk - Per Bed Lease

    3500 SW 19th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607

    2–3 Beds • 2–3 Baths

    (352) 448-3349
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  • The Lofts
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    The Lofts

    3020 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    (352) 329-4580
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  • Oxford Manor - FL - Per Bed Lease
    • Oxford Manor - FL - Per Bed Lease - Gainesville, FL
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    • Oxford Manor - FL - Per Bed Lease - Gainesville, FL

    $599+

    4/5 stars based on 22 reviews
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    Oxford Manor - FL - Per Bed Lease

    2777 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608

    1–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    (352) 448-3415
  • Asbury Park Apartments
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    $1,419+

    3.5/5 stars based on 6 reviews
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    Asbury Park Apartments

    5333 SW 75th St, Gainesville, FL 32608

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    5 Units Available
    (352) 505-1783
  • Greenwich Green
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    $1,219+

    4/5 stars based on 16 reviews
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    Greenwich Green

    3515 SW 39th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608

    1–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    10+ Units Available
    (352) 448-3357
  • Frederick Gardens
    • Frederick Gardens - Gainesville, FL
    • Frederick Gardens - Gainesville, FL
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    $1,119+

    2.5/5 stars based on 10 reviews
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    Frederick Gardens

    1405 SW 10th Ter, Gainesville, FL 32601

    Studio–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    8 Units Available
    (352) 448-3373
  • Arbor Park
    • Pool - Arbor Park - Gainesville, FL
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    $920+

    3/5 stars based on 12 reviews
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    Arbor Park

    309 SW 16th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    6 Units Available
    (352) 448-3413
  • Boardwalk
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    • Bedroom - Boardwalk - Gainesville, FL

    $1,115+

    2.5/5 stars based on 22 reviews
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    Boardwalk

    2701 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32608

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    3 Units Available
    (352) 448-3381

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Overview of Alachua

Located in Alachua County, Fla., Alachua is a quaint city where residents enjoy a tight-knit atmosphere where everybody knows one another's name. People living in Alachua truly prefer simpler times. The family-friendly nature of the city, park system and local community center make it a perfect place to raise children, and empty nesters can find their place here too. Alachua is considered to be a part of the Gainesville metropolitan area, so residents here have plenty of modern amenities just a short drive away. Over the past two decades, more people have been attracted to this region, as the population has grown from 4,200 to roughly 9,150 today. Those looking for Alachua apartments for rent will love this quiet community in north central Florida.

Living in Alachua, FL

The city of Alachua was officially incorporated in 1905, and by 1912 the it already had two banks, three hotels, a department store, ice plant, electric light plant, two cotton gins and more. Like many other towns, Alachua felt the repercussions of the Great Depression, which caused banks to close their doors, but the watermelon, corn, cucumber, bean and squash farms in the area were able to produce large amounts of food for the region.

Some residents still make a living on the farm, but there are many other employment opportunities throughout the county as well. Some of the largest employers include UF, Shands Healthcare, Santa Fe College and Veterans Affairs. There is also an increasing amount of tech and biotech industries heading to the area.

Alachua Attractions and Special Events

There are several annual events where residents in Alachua gather to celebrate. Some of the most beloved events that take place around town are the Fourth of July celebration, Trick or Treat on Main, Harvest Festival and the Christmas Parade.

When these or other events aren't taking place, residents can often be found strolling along historic Main Street, where there are plenty of dining and shopping options.

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