Gainsville Florida 5 Themes of Geography

Downtown Gainesville

Location

  • The absolute location of Gainesville Florida is 29.6516° N, 82.3248° W
  • Gainesville is located right next to Newnans lake, Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, and West Hills Florida. Gainesville also contains the best college...The University of Florida, home of the Gators

Place

  • The University of Florida is located in Gainesville Florida.
  • Gainesville, Florida has a warm humid climate with hot summers and no dry season.
  • The altitude in Gainesville is 151 ft above sea level.
  • FL State bird: Northern mockingbird, State mammal: Florida panther, manatee, dolphin, State reptile: Loggerhead sea turtle, State fish: Florida largemouth bass, Atlantic sailfish, State insect: Zebra longwing Butterfly
  • 127,488 (2013) is how big the populations is in Gainesville Florida. To put in perspective, Rogers population is 11,983 (2013).
  • The university offers 3 housing options and many places to stay
  • Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 36.53%. Gainesvilles sales tax rate is 6%. The average household income is $32,108.
Clean Water Campaign

Human Environment Interactions

  • There is a very large college campus in the city of Gainesville Florida.
  • Positive: The Students at UF have a Clean Water Campaign.
  • The UF Clean Water Campaign aims to build awareness of water quality issues and solutions on the University of Florida campus.
  • Negative: The main way of travel is by moped and car and they pollute a lot.
(Actual picture from UF campus)

Movement

  • When I went to the university there were streets lined with mopeds
  • Gainesville also has an airport called Gainesville Regional Airport
  • Fortunately there is a college in the city so many of the ideas and communications move through the campus.

Regions

  • Gainesville is in the northern part of Florida and in the southeastern region of the United States. It is also located in the North American continent.

Logan Kimbler

Hour 5

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