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Rickarby is a residential neighborhood located about 3.5 miles southwest of downtown Mobile, Alabama. The neighborhood contains mainly older, single-family, ranch-style homes that are situated along Bankhead Place, Bankhead Street, and Euclid Avenue. Rickarby is encompassed by Government Street to the north, Government Boulevard to the west, and Holcombe Avenue to the east and south.
One of the benefits of living in Rickarby is the abundance of nearby parks. All within a one-mile radius of the Rickarby neighborhood are St. Rickarby Park, Harmon Park, Baumhauer Park, and Maitre Park. One of the larger parks is Harmon which offers picnic areas, walking paths, a playground, and various athletic fields and courts. Baumhauer Park also provides the same amenities as Harmon along with a wading pool.
Residents of Rickarby also have easy access to nearby shopping. Approximately 1.5 miles to the west of Rickarby are the Springdale Mall and Bel Air Mall Shopping Center. This area along Airport Boulevard has a high concentration of dining and entertainment venues. Just to the west of the shopping center is the Mobile Festival Centre.
Rickarby is located in the 36606 zip code within Mobile County. Public schools in the vicinity of Rickarby include George Hall Elementary, Woodcock Elementary, Mae Eanes Middle, and Murphy High School. Residents can utilize the Mobile Public Library located less than three miles to the northeast.
Due to the proximity to downtown, Rickarby residents can take the short drive to downtown Mobile for the specialty shops, dining, and entertainment venues. After exploring the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, residents can grab a sweet treat at Three Georges Southern Chocolates and watch the ships come in at the Alabama State Docks.