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Situated along the eastern boundary of Redstone Arsenal military base is the neighborhood of Sockwell in Huntsville, Alabama. Part of the 35803 zip code, Sockwell can be found along Memorial Parkway to the north of Redstone Road. This heavily residential neighborhood has roads that are lightly traveled making it a great place to raise a family. An interesting mixture of small farms and light forest provide the backdrop to the community.
Even with the light commercial development, families are able to find entertainment without going very far. Located off of Memorial Parkway is Skate Odyssey roller skating center. Since it is within the community, this skate center is a popular place for local children looking for entertainment after school or on the weekends with their friends. The skate center is also where many birthday parties are held and a major social destination in Sockwell.
Memorial Parkway is also where most of the shopping can be found. Residents are able to find most of their major day to day needs just driving along this roadway. Major companies such as Lowe’s Home Improvement, Sam’s Club, and Staples are the major anchors here, but there are a number of other smaller shops as well.
Since Sockwell is situated along the eastern edge of Redstone Arsenal, it is common to see military personnel in uniform throughout the community. Redstone Arsenal plays a major role in space exploration and offers a number of amenities that are available to the public such as the US Space Center, which is a hugely popular attraction in Huntsville.