City At A Glance
About Gainesville, FL
Gainesville leads as the cultural, educational and commercial center for the north central region of Florida. This Top 10 College Town is home to the University of Florida, one of the largest universities in the country and the city's top employer. Low costs of living and doing business attract industries such as health care, agriculture and retail, while residents also enjoy plenty of attractions and restaurants. In addition, Gainesville's local flavor ranked the city on both the Top 10 Farmers Markets and Top 10 BBQ Cities lists.