Gainsville Florida 5 Themes of Geography

Downtown Gainesville


  • 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


  • 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)


  • 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.


  • 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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