Gainesville is a city located in the Virginia region of the United States. During the most recent census, Gainesville had a population of 11,481. Gainesville is the 93rd most poplulated city in the Virginia region, the 3,560th most populated city in the United States and the 19,511th most populated city in the world. Gainesville is in the America/New York timezone which is 4 hours behind UTC. Gainesville adjusts the hour with daylight savings time during the winter months.
Gainesville is located near sea level (108 meters / 354 feet). The closest cities to Gainesville are Haymarket (2.7 km / 1.7 miles), Linton Hall (5.2 km / 3.2 miles), Bull Run (8.2 km / 5.1 miles), Sudley (10.1 km / 6.3 miles) and West Gate (10.2 km / 6.3 miles)