Archer is a small, closely knit community of approximately 1200, proud of its heritage while embracing its vision for the future. It is located in the southwest corner of Alachua County, only minutes from Gainesville and the University of Florida. Archer Elementary School enjoys the distinction of being the only elementary school in the United States which participates in the Junior City Commission program. There are also two private schools and a charter high school in Archer. Sante Fe College operates a campus extension here as well.