The Alachua area appears to have been the first area occupied by the immigrant Oconees, the original Seminoles, about 1740. Their first town was situated on or near the old Alachua plain, now called Payne’s Prairie in homage to “King” Payne, chief of the Alachua settlements upon his death in 1812. Alachua County proper was created in 1824.
The U.S. Census Bureau 2020 estimate for the county is 269,043. Its county seat is Gainesville, home of the University Of Florida.
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