Jacksonville's 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 also boast our breathtaking, totally undeveloped natural landscape - a true paradise for exploring, camping and water activities.

Choose a neighborhood or two and get out and experience it. We know you'll be impressed.

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

Longboards at the beach

The Beaches & Historic Mayport

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


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

Cathedral District

Girls on bikes

The Downtown Area

Jacksonville's heart is in its Downtown urban core.


Established just after the Civil Way by a former Union soldier, the history of Durkeeville is rich.

The Mandarin Area

The Mandarin Area

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

Murray Hill

Great eats, great bars and great vibes can be found in this new, yet old neighborhood!

Children Face To Face With Tiger

The Northside & Airport Neighborhoods

Explore Jacksonville's adventure side in this exciting neighborhood!


Take in the historic mansions in the wealthy Ortega neighborhood.

Rail Yard District

The district gets its name from the rail yards located in the district, which has been in operation since 1858.

The Riverside Avondale Neighborhood

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 historic experiences along with hip new restaurants, breweries and public art.

St Johns Town Center for shopping


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

Blue Angles Air Show


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

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