High Springs Real Estate

Welcome to High Springs FL - The City of Good Nature


History


High Springs is a city in Alachua County, Florida. It is the fourth-largest city in Alachua County and seventh-largest in North Central Florida. Its history dates back to the 1800s when it was initially settled as a mining and agricultural community. The city's name is derived from the natural freshwater springs that are abundant in the area. High Springs has evolved over the years from its agricultural roots to become a charming community with a focus on preserving its natural beauty and historic character.  High Springs known for its proximity to numerous freshwater springs, rivers, and natural parks. Living in High Springs offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes.

Lifestyle


Living in High Springs offers a blend of natural beauty, historic charm, and outdoor recreation. High Springs is famous for its natural springs, such as Ginnie Springs, Poe Springs, and Blue Springs. Residents and visitors enjoy activities like swimming, snorkeling, tubing, and kayaking in these crystal-clear waters. In addition to the all of the parks and springs, High Springs adjoins the Santa Fe River. The city's historic downtown area retains its charm with preserved architecture, local shops, cafes, and antique stores. It's a hub for community events and gatherings. The real estate market has a wide variety to choose from, including single family homes, home with acreage, horse properties, river access communities, and riverfront homes, and new subdivision developments.

Community


High Springs has a burgeoning cultural scene with art galleries, live music performances, and local theater productions that reflect the creativity of its residents. The city hosts various events throughout the year, celebrating its heritage and local culture. High Springs is conveniently located near Gainesville, allowing residents to access additional amenities, entertainment, and healthcare services. The Alachua County Library District operates a branch library on NW 1st Avenue in downtown, High Springs. The School Board of Alachua County operates a kindergarten through eighth grade school, the High Springs Community School, in High Springs. Ninth through twelfth grade students attend Santa Fe High School in the adjoining city of Alachua.

High Springs - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in High Springs: $417,900 / County Avg $473,800

88%

Avg Taxes in High Springs: $3,200 / County Avg $2,100

149%

Avg Sq. Ft. in High Springs: 1,802 / County Avg 2,104

86%

Avg Price per/sqft in High Springs:$232 / County Avg $225

103%

Avg Walkscore in High Springs: 19 / County Avg 17

110%

Avg Year Built in High Springs: 1996 / County Avg 1994

100%

Avg Days on Website in High Springs: 78 / County Avg 107

73%

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