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Around Town: Best Mobile Apps for Gainesville Residents

So, you bought a home in Gainesville, FL, congratulations! Welcome to the Swamp!

Whether you’re a long-time resident, or new to Gainesville, it’s important to be equipped with the best tools to help you explore our city. News, resources, events and more are right at your fingertips, here are some of Thomas Group Realty’s favorite apps:


The News:

Gainesville Sun – The local newspaper mobile app, get your daily Gainesville news here.

TV20 – The local TV station’s mobile app, highlighting the latest stories around the area.

The Alligator – Student run local newspaper explores in-depth feature news as well as information on local artists and events.

GatorSports – Always know the score of the Gator game with this app.


Gainesville Information:

311GNV – This app allows residents to tell the city about issues around town like graffiti, missing street signs and more, as well as offer traffic and weather information.

TransLoc – The app shows the local RTS bus schedule and bus tracker.

Waze – Community based traffic and navigation app, neighbors giving neighbors real-time information on daily commute.

UF Mobile – Access important information about UF happenings like people directory, campus map, events, news and more.


Food Delivery (available for iOS and Android):





Shopping & Dinning:

Gift Certificates & More – Connect with local restaurants and other local businesses offering promotions, coupons or discounts daily.

The Oaks Mall – Find information on sales, events and coupons to retail stores located inside the Oaks Mall.


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