Known for its natural splendor, Millhopper is one of the most scenic roads in the county.

Welcome to Millhopper

An outdoorsy retreat nestled among scenic bikeways and natural beauty
Welcome to Millhopper, a verdant enclave in Gainesville, where the beauty of nature seamlessly interlaces with suburban living. This area is an oasis for those who cherish the outdoors, providing residents with an idyllic backdrop of state parks, biking paths, and a canopy of lush trees. As you drive through the winding streets, don't be surprised if you spot deer or other wildlife playfully frolicking in the backdrop of homes. The allure of Millhopper is a combination of nature's embrace with the conveniences of suburban life, all located within the vibrant city of Gainesville.
Though most homes here harken back to the 1980s and 1990s, each carries a distinct charm, many set on expansive lots that provide ample space for both nature and nurture. The diverse range of homes, from cozy abodes to luxurious properties in gated communities along Millhopper Road, ensures there's a perfect residence for everyone. Prices vary, catering to both the discerning luxury seeker and those desiring a blend of comfort and nature.

What to Love

  • Easy access to state parks and biking paths, all under a canopy of mesmerizing trees
  • From deer to native birds, the local fauna is always a sight to behold
  • A plethora of homes with unique charm set on generously-sized lots

Local Lifestyle

Life in Millhopper is laid-back yet invigorating. Residents often start their mornings with a jog or bike ride along one of the many scenic paths, breathing in the fresh air under a green canopy. Evenings might be spent in local eateries or perhaps in the backyard, watching as deer wander close to the property. While the area radiates a calm, nature-centered aura, it remains a stone's throw away from the heart of Gainesville. Millhopper offers a harmonious balance between serenity and urban convenience.


At Piesano's, Italian cuisine is celebrated in all its glory, where each dish feels like a loving embrace from the heart of Italy. Volcanic Sushi and Sake offers a twist on traditional Japanese favorites, turning every meal into an exotic adventure. And Publix, at the center of the Millhopper area, offers not only top-notch grocery shopping, but also delicious pre-cooked meals and its famous “Pub Subs.” Lastly, if it’s a caffeine fix you need, you’re just a hop, skip, and a jump from the Millhopper Starbucks.

Things to Do

Millhopper isn't just about scenic views; it's about experiencing nature firsthand. San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park is a treasure trove of outdoor activities, from hiking trails to bird-watching spots. For those intrigued by geological wonders, Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park offers a unique sinkhole that's a testament to nature's artistry. Thrill seekers will find Possum Creek Skatepark a perfect destination, while Possum Creek Park and Possum Creek Dog Park are ideal for leisurely afternoons. Not to be missed is San Felasco Park, which offers yet another serene spot to connect with nature, frolick in the playground, or picnic in one of the many pavillions


Overview for Millhopper, FL

896 people live in Millhopper, where the median age is 49 and the average individual income is $45,997. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

49 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Millhopper, FL

Millhopper has 320 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Millhopper do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 896 people call Millhopper home. The population density is 9,402.593 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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52.46 / 47.43%

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