The county of Alachua is located in Florida and was founded in 1824. There are 263,496 residents in Alachua who have access to courthouses in Gainesville. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Florida is part of the 1th federal circuit court as well.
There are 124,354 residents in Gainesville, which is 63.5 square miles and 151ft above sea level. It was settled in 1854 and is governed by a Council-manager local government.