Neighborhoods

Beyond the majestic skyline of Downtown, you'll find the heart of Jacksonville lies within our diverse neighborhoods. You'll find quaint riverfront streets lined with boutiques, funky shopping and dining districts, live music venues, sidewalk cafes and sleepy surfer towns.

No matter where you venture, you'll find Jacksonville's unique brand of Southern hospitality and charm. Explore the diverse neighborhoods that make up the city.

Explore Jacksonville to the fullest by checking out our neighborhoods. Every neighborhood offers a different opportunity for you to immerse yourself in our local culture. Relax on the miles of white sandy beaches, shop and dine in unique districts, picnic or hike in the neighborhood parks, or tap into the bustling culture of Downtown. One of the best parts of Jacksonville is that within just minutes you can travel to a new and exciting area. We've got the hip urban spots, but we can also boast our breathtaking, totally undeveloped natural landscape - a true paradise for exploring, camping, and water activities.

No matter where you venture, you'll find Jacksonville's unique brand of Southern hospitality and charm. Choose a neighborhood or two and get out and experience it. We know you'll be impressed!

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Girls on bikes

The Downtown Area

Jacksonville's heart is in its Downtown urban core.

Longboards at the beach

The Beaches & Historic Mayport

22 miles of wide, uncrowded beaches are the doorstep to the perfect surfer towns.

Riverside and 5 Points storefront

The Riverside & Avondale Neighborhoods

Walkable historic districts, with unique shopping and dining options.

San Marco Neighborhood

The San Marco Neighborhood

Spend the day exploring San Marco on the Southbank of the St. Johns River near Downtown.

Springfield Historic District

Springfield Historic District

This neighborhood located just north of Downtown offers awesome historic experiences along with its hip new restaurants, breweries and public art.

Family Outside

Arlington

Not only is it a great place to live, Arlington offers diverse natural attractions for out-of-town visitors.

St Johns Town Center for shopping

Southside

The Southside area offers shopping, riverfront outdoors activities and historical sites.

The Mandarin Area

The Mandarin Area

The Mandarin area offers shopping, riverfront outdoors activities and historical sites.

Children Face To Face With Tiger

The Northside & Airport Neighborhoods

The Northside is close to the airport, attractions, and beautiful state and national parks and nature preserves.

Blue Angles Air Show

The Westside & Orange Park

The Westside provides convenient access to the water for boating and fishing enthusiasts.

Brooklyn

Considered part of the downtown area, Brooklyn’s historic significance dates back over 100 years.

Murray Hill

​Unofficially referred to as the “carb capital” of Jacksonville...

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