Gainesville is a city in Ozark County, Missouri, United States. The population was 632 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Ozark County .
Gainesville is the current home of blues recording artist Iron Mike Norton.
Gainesville is located at 36°36′13″N 92°25′51″W / 36.60361°N 92.43083°W / 36.60361; -92.43083 (36.603520, -92.430709). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.8 km²), all land.