Archer Real Estate

Welcome to Archer FL - Hometown Pride  Established 1850


History


Archer is a small city located in Alachua County, Florida. Its history dates back to the late 1800s when it was incorporated in 1905. The city's name honors James T. Archer, a local pioneer and politician. Archer has a rich history tied to agriculture, railroads, and its role as a hub for transporting goods. The City of Archer sits along the west side of Alachua County and borders the Levy County line, and provides the best access to Cedar Key FL.

Lifestyle


Living in Archer offers a quiet and rural lifestyle with a strong sense of community. Archer maintains a small-town feel, with residents valuing the tranquility and slower pace that comes with rural living. Residents have easy access to the bigger city features in Gainesville. Archer's proximity to Gainesville allows residents an easy commute to employment in the Gainesville area. Archer is served by the School Board of Alachua County, which operates an elementary school in the city. Students in sixth through eighth grade attend middle school in nearby Newberry. Students in ninth through twelfth grade attend Newberry High School in Newberry. The Alachua County Library District operates a branch library in the city. In addition, there is a branch of Santa Fe College Ron and Norita Davis Center. The real estate options in Archer may include single-family homes, rural properties, horse properties, and smaller developments.

Community


The City of Archer has municipal services, parks and recreation, public works, and City Commission. Residents are serviced by Alachua County Sheriff and Fire Services.  The tight-knit community in Archer fosters a sense of belonging and neighborliness.  Events and gatherings often bring residents together. The city's rural location provides opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Nearby natural areas offer hiking, fishing, and nature exploration.

Archer - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Archer: $864,300 / County Avg $588,300

147%

Avg Taxes in Archer: $3,900 / County Avg $2,800

143%

Avg Sq. Ft. in Archer: 2,643 / County Avg 2,020

131%

Avg Price per/sqft in Archer:$327 / County Avg $291

112%

Avg Walkscore in Archer: 18 / County Avg 15

123%

Avg Year Built in Archer: 1994 / County Avg 1996

100%

Avg Days on Website in Archer: 123 / County Avg 120

103%

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