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Archer Road

The Archer Road section of town (south and southwest of the University of Florida campus) is a large expanse that is filled with tons of student-living apartments and just as much food and retail. While there certainly are pockets of traditional "non-student" apartments, residents here are primarily students living in the dense clusters of apartment complexes that populate the area. The center...Explore Archer Road

Downtown Gainesville

“Downtown Gainesville” usually refers to the area roughly surrounding the intersection of Main Street and University Ave. Technically speaking, it extends east from West 13th Street all the way to Waldo Road and from South Depot Avenue to North 8th Avenue. Apartments in Downtown Gainesville are great for those looking for a more “urban” feel. There’s a lot going on...Explore Downtown Gainesville

Mid-Town Gainesville

“Mid-Town” usually refers to the area surrounding the University of Florida campus north of University Ave. It extends from NW 34th Street to NW 6th St. and up from University Avenue until you get to 8th Avenue. This area of town is student-central; you could call it the heart of Gainesville. Perks Students at UF will spend much of their time in mid-town already, so living here...Explore Mid-Town Gainesville

Northwest Gainesville

Northwest Gainesville is known for quiet, tree-lined neighborhoods and a family atmosphere. The boundary starts at 8th Avenue and heads north to 39th Avenue. It extends west from 13th Street all the way to Santa Fe College. It’s home to many Santa Fe students, college professors and other local residents, as well as some nice shopping areas. Perks This large area has a nice variety of...Explore Northwest Gainesville

Sorority Row & South

Sorority Row & South Gainesville starts with Sorority Row and extends east until Downtown. It continues along the southeast corner of campus, encompassing the area south of Shands along 13th Street all the way past Waldo Road. Some areas are not as densely populated or commercialized, but it is an up-and-coming area that is close to multiple hot-spots. Perks Although it is not as highly...Explore Sorority Row & South

Tioga & Haile

Here are a few other areas around Gainesville, FL not covered in our other neighborhood guides. Town of Tioga The Town of Tioga and the Tioga Town Center are west of Gainesville on Newberry Road. It's a relatively new, planned development that is designed to create a "front porch" neighborhood feel. There are completed homes for sale, as well as homes under construction, condos and apartments....Explore Tioga & Haile

West Gainesville

West Gainesville extends west of the University of Florida’s 34th Street border from NW 8th Avenue down to the border of Butler Plaza and all the way west to 91st Street. It is filled with residential neighborhoods, apartment communities, shopping centers and restaurants. Perks This area is so diverse that students looking for close access to campus, without the downfalls of living right...Explore West Gainesville

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The staff at Swamp Rentals has a good deal of experience renting Gainesville apartments. We're all Gators - some of us graduated from the University of Florida years ago, and others are still UF students. When you add it all up, our staff has literally rented from over 50 different apartments in Gainesville. We're here to answer your questions about renting in Gainesville.

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