Oakleigh Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Oakleigh is a fairly small, primarily residential community of Mobile in the 36617 zip code. With an area of 0.633 square miles, it has a population of about 3,200 residents. Most of the homes in the neighborhood are single-family detached units, but there are also townhouses, mobile homes, and apartment buildings.
Gorgas Park, with its picturesque open parkland, is a half-mile to its southeast. Pollard Park is about a mile to its north. Carver Park is just over a mile to its southeast. Lyons Park is two miles to its southeast, and it offers a playground for children, tennis courts, a wading pool, multiple-use ball fields, a tennis center, a walking path, and picnic tables. Gethsemane Cemetery, a memorial park that welcomes respectful walkers, is a mile to its southwest.
Although the neighborhood itself is primarily residential, it’s near many shops and malls. The Wilson Plaza Shopping Center is a mile to its northeast, while the Crichton Shopping Center is a mile and a half to its southwest. Bel Air Mall, a major indoor shopping center of the city, is three and a half miles to its southwest, and it has over 130 retail stores. Springdale Mall, Mobile’s other major enclosed shopping center, is three miles to its southwest, and it boasts such shops as Big Lots, Marshall’s, Dillard’s, and Sam’s Club.
Several restaurants are also within walking distance of anywhere in Oakleigh. Kentucky Fried Chicken is a half-mile to its east, while White’s Community Cafe & Bakery is a quarter-mile to its east. Rodger Barbecue, McDonald’s, Church’s Chicken, Hungry Howie’s Pizza, and Peking Garden Restaurant are all within a mile to its east.