Gilchrist County

Gilchrist County, Florida

PO Box 37
Trenton, FL 32693
Phone: (352) 463-3170
Fax: (352) 463-3166
www.co.gilchrist.fl.us

In north-central FL, west of Gainesville; organized Dec 4, 1925 from Alachua County. Name Origin: For Capt. Albert Waller Gilchrist (1858-1926), officer, FL legislator, and governor (1909-13)

Area (sq mi):: 355.47 (land 348.89; water 6.58) Population per square mile: 47.00
Population 2005: 16,402 State rank: 57 Population change: 2000-20005 13.60%; 1990-2000 49.30% Population 2000: 14,437 (White 88.70%; Black or African American 7.00%; Hispanic or Latino 2.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 35.40
Income 2000: per capita $13,985; median household $30,328; Population below poverty level: 14.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,448-$20,946
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 33.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In 2012 the Gilchrist County Florida native released his sophomore album, All Over The Road, which included the Top 5 hits "Lovin' You Is Fun" and "All Over The Road.
The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) is conducting this Invitation to Bid (ITB) for a groundwater capture and treatment project on a dairy in Gilchrist County (near County Road 232 and County Road 337).
Gilchrist County Sheriff Robert Schultz identified the shooter as 51-year-old Don Spirit of Bell, a small town in rural northern Florida.
Don Spirit, identified by authorities as the suspect, called the 911 emergency line and killed himself after a sheriff's deputy arrived at the scene, Gilchrist County Sheriff Robert Schultz said.
The children's ages ranged from three months to 10 years, Gilchrist County sheriff Robert Schultz said at a press conference in Bell, a small town in central Florida about 30 miles west of Gainesville.
The 2008 181-point champion water-elm of Williamsburg, Virginia was an easy knockout for the new 288-point champ in Gilchrist County, Florida (although it is still 25 points shy of the 2006 champ of New Bern, North Carolina).
Parker said if rural Gilchrist County could have a video link to Alachua County, it could be workable.
The communities served by this Authority include: Baker County, Bradford County, Cedar Key, Columbia County, Cross City, Gilchrist County, Hamilton County, Jefferson County, Lake City, Levy County, Live Oak, Madison County, Monticello, Putnam County, Suwannee County, Taylor County, Union County, White Springs, Perry, Wakulla County, and the City of Worthington Springs.
In 2012 the Gilchrist County Florida native released his sophomore album, "All Over The Road," which included the Top 5 hits "Lovin' You Is Fun" and "All Over The Road.
Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners is seeking proposals for the
Sealed bids will be received at the office of the Gilchrist County Administrator, 209 SE First Street, Trenton, Florida, until 2:00 P.