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Contact Information




...By Mail
Correspondence to the City of Gainesville may be addressed here:
P.O. Box 490
Gainesville, FL 32627-0490

...In Person
City Commission meetings and other activities of community interest take place at City Hall, located in downtown Gainesville. Visit City Hall at this address:
200 East University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601

We've assembled a list of frequently dialed numbers for Alachua County, the State of Florida government and associated other local services for your convenience. To view city department contact information, please click here.
City of GainesvilleGeneral Information352-334-5000 
Alachua CountyGeneral Information352-374-5210 
Alachua County Supervisor of ElectionsVoter Registration and Elections Information352-374-5252 
All EmergenciesLocal Services911 
American Red CrossPublic Safety/Emergency Management352-376-4669 
Animal ServicesLocal Services - Alachua County352-264-6870 
Cable TV RepairsLocal Services888-269-9693 
Cable TV Service and BillingLocal Services888-269-9693 
Community Action AgencyPublic Safety/Emergency Management352-373-7667 
Court houseLocal Services - Alachua County352-374-3636 
Crisis LinePublic Safety/Emergency Management - Alachua County352-264-6789 
Florida Highway PatrolPublic Safety/Emergency Management - State of Florida352-955-3181 
Gainesville SunLocal Services352-378-1411 
Gainesville Sun: Home DeliveryLocal Services352-378-1416 
Gainesville Sun: Classified AdvertisingLocal Services352-372-4222 
Gainesville Sun: Retail AdvertisingLocal Services352-374-5012 
GRU: Gainesville Regional UtilitiesLocal Services(352) 334-3400 
GRU: Customer ServiceLocal Services(352) 334-3434 
GRU: Hearing Impaired TTDLocal Services(352) 334-2742 
GRU: Location of Buried UtilitiesLocal Services(800) 432-4770 
GRU: ElectricLocal Services(352) 334-2871 
GRU: GasLocal Services(352) 334-2550 
GRU: WaterLocal Services(352) 334-2711 
Health DepartmentLocal Services - Alachua County(352) 334-7900 
Humane SocietyLocal Services - Alachua County(352) 373-5855 
Hurricanes and StormsPublic Safety/Emergency Management - Alachua County352-264-6500 
LibraryLocal Services - Alachua County(352) 334-3900 
National Suicide HotlinePublic Safety/Emergency Management1-800-784-24331-800-Suicide
National Suicide Prevention LifelinePublic Safety/Emergency Management1-800-273-82551-800-273-TALK
Poison ControlPublic Safety/Emergency Management(800) 222-1222 
Rumor ControlPublic Safety/Emergency Management - Alachua County(352) 264-6557 
Salvation ArmyPublic Safety/Emergency Management(352) 376-1743 
School BoardLocal Services - Alachua County(352) 955-7300 
Sheriff's OfficePublic Safety/Emergency Management - Alachua County(352) 955-2500 
Tag OfficeLocal Services - Alachua County(352) 374-5263 
Tax CollectorLocal Services - Alachua County(352) 374-5236 
U.S. Post OfficeLocal Services - Federal Government(800) 275-8777 
Victim ServicesPublic Safety/Emergency Management - Alachua County352-264-6760