Gainesville's Only Artesian Spring

Gainesville's Only Artesian Spring (HM1C7D)

Location: Gainesville, FL 32641 Alachua County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 37.24', W 82° 18.425'

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Located below is Gainesville's only artesian spring. Tapped directly with a pipe in 1898, the springs provided the City's only water source for many years.

In 1905, Gainesville's plentiful water supply was used to entice the University of Florida to locate here.

Abandoned in 1948, upon the completion of a water treatment plant, water from the springs now flows onto Paynes Prairie providing a habitat for a diversity of birds, animals, fish and reptiles.
HM NumberHM1C7D
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Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 10:17pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 373452 N 3277466
Decimal Degrees29.62066667, -82.30708333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 37.24', W 82° 18.425'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 37' 14.40" N, 82° 18' 25.50" W
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Area Code(s)352
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3424-3498 SE 15th St, Gainesville FL 32641, US
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