Gainesville is the largest city in Alachua County. Situated in North Central Florida makes travel easy to surrounding cities such as Jacksonville, Tampa, and Orlando. It is home to the University of Florida and the Florida Gators.
Known for education, culture, music, and rich history, the city has plenty to offer. The historic district known as Duck Pond is only minutes from downtown Gainesville. There is a significant medical community with two major hospitals, Shands and North Florida, as well as a VA medical center.