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30501, 30504, 30506, 30507

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Gainesville is approximately 32,444 (2005), 33804 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 9,076 (2000), 11273 (2010).

The amount of land area in Gainesville is 58.803 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Gainesville is 27.1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 5.068 sq kilometers.
The distance from Gainesville to Washington DC is 509 miles. The distance to the Georgia state capital is 50 miles. (as the crow flies)
Gainesville is positioned 34.29 degrees north of the equator and 83.83 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Gainesville elevation is 1,249 feet above sea level.
Gainesville per capita income is $19,128 (2000).
Gainesville median income is $39,400 (2000).

The Gainesville median home price is $172,700 (2000).

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Gainesville location: in northern Georgia about 54 miles from Atlanta. Other nearby communities include Oakwood, Flowery Branch, Talmo, Clermont, Lula, Gillsville, Pendergrass and Braselton.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Gainesville is seasonal with beautiful falls, winters that are comfortable with some snowfall, summers that aren't too hot but with high humidity and springs that bring new life after winter.
Gainesville average annual rainfall is 52 inches per year
Gainesville average temperature is 61 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 46 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 76 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Gainesville history:

Gainesville was first known as Mule Camp Springs. The community was chosen as the county seat for the new Hall County. The name of Gainesville was first used on 21 April 1821. It was chartered on 30 November 1821. The name was chosen for General Edmund P. Gaines, a war hero of the War of 1812.

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Gainesville attractions:

Downtown Gainesville
More than a square

Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club
the site of the rowing, canoe and kayak venue for the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games

Lake Sidney Lanier
The lake has over 692 miles of shoreline and many recreational activities. It was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during the 1950's.

Gainesville Symphony Orchestra
P.O. Box 162
Gainesville, GA 30503
Phone: 770-532-5727

Northwest Georgia History Center
322 Academy Street
Gainesville, GA 30501
Phone: 770-297-5900

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