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High Springs is a city in Alachua County, in the Gainesville metro area.

The community was named for a hilltop spring

The latitude of High Springs is 29.826N. The longitude is -82.596W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 66 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,167.


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Median household income
Local
$34,354
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our High Springs demographic reports
Founded as a trading post in 1885
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 18. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.3 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Pioneer Days Festival - April 21-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check High Springs web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: O'Leno State Park

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Sections below provide additional information and links about High Springs demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Alachua County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Gainesville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 32615 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

14% of High Springs residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the High Springs ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in High Springs was $15,919, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of High Springs residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in High Springs include High Springs Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in High Springs, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $370.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $714.


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Libraries in High Springs include High Springs Branch Library ... View libraries

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TV stations in High Springs include WGFL.

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Alachua County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our High Springs political report.

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The average commute time for High Springs workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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