Many government services and utility resources now are available online as a convenience to Alachua County and Gainesville residents. Browse the links below to see both how your government works for you and how to keep your home up and running.
Gainesville’s mayor Pegeen Hanrahan and six city commissioners govern this town of 117,182 residents.
Official website for the city of Gainesville. Contains Government Information, Business Guides, Employment Opportunities, Issues and Projects, and online resources. Links to forms, licenses and permits.
Parking program for city of Gainesville
City of Gainesville Small Business Development Department
Human resources department for the city of Gainesville
Gainesville Fire Rescue
Gainesville Police Department
Five elected county commissioners oversee government in Alachua County, home to 231,296 Floridians.
Alachua County Community Support Services, including:
Crisis Center, Cooperative Extension Service, Partners for a Productive Community, Senior Services, Social Services, Victim Services, Veteran Services
Alachua County Animal Services
Gainesville Clerk of the Commission
Alachua County Supervisor of Elections, voter registration information
Alachua Fire Rescue
Alachua County Health Department
Alachua County Sheriff’s Office
Alachua County Office of the State Attorney - Eighth Judicial Circuit
MyFlorida.com - The official Web portal of the State of Florida
Online Sunshine Florida Legislature’s official Web site
Florida Department of State Division of Library and Information Services
Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida
FirstGov - U.S. Government's Official Web Portal
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Internal Revenue Service
National Park Service
LSU libraries’ directory of federal agencies
U.S. Postal Service
Thomas - Legislative information on the Internet
North FL Regional
UF Student Health Center
Shands Health Care
VA Medical Center
Shands at Alachua General Hospital
Gainesville Regional Utilities 334-3434
BellSouth telephone and Internet service
Ordering, Billing, and Other Services 1.888.757.6500
If outside region, dial 1.800.753.0710
Cox Communication cable and Internet service
Real Estate Resources:
Official website for the Dixie - Gilchrist - Levy Board of Realtors.