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Larkspur is a rather small, sparsely populated community of Mobile in the 36619 zip code. With an area of 1.434 square miles, it has about 1,400 residents. Around half of the homes in the neighborhood are single-family, detached units, while the other half are mobile homes or trailers.
Three Notch Croner Road borders Larkspur to the north, while County Road 30 and Old Pascagoula Road make up its southern border. Quimby Drive is the eastern border of the neighborhood, while Schillinger Road/County Road 31 is its western border. Mobile Greyhound Park is a mile to its south. The Mobile Bay Marina, with its many opportunities for boating and water sports, is only seven miles to the east.
There are a number of parks in the Larkspur area, including Boykin Park, Oleander Park and the West Mobile County Park. Demetropolis Park is four miles northeast, and it offers pavilions for special events, picnic tables, a playground, tennis courts, multiple-use sports fields, and public restrooms. Mobile Memorial Gardens and Mausoleums, which is noted for its grand memorials and statues, is two miles east of Larkspur.
Larkspur is a popular community for college students, due to the large amount of universities within easy driving distance. The University of South Alabama, with its diverse offering of undergraduate programs, is three and a half miles away from Larkspur. Fortis College a medical training school, is seven miles to its northeast. Faulkner University is seven and a half miles away, while Spring Hill College, a renowned Jesuit school, is only nine miles away, also in a northeasterly direction.