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Located in Gainesville, Florida, Edgewood Hills is a residential neighborhood located just south of Northwest 31st Avenue. Edgewood Hills consists of single-family homes surrounded in natural Florida splendor. Large trees and lush tropical greenery can be found lining the streets. Some areas of Edgewood Hills are still undeveloped which adds to the natural beauty of the neighborhood.
Edgewood Hills is comprised of several streets including Northwest 30th Terrace and Northwest 28th Place. The streets within the neighborhood wind around into each other, which hinders through-traffic. Residents in the area mainly use Northwest 31st Avenue to access Edgewood Hills.
The Edgewood Hills neighborhood is located in the 32605 zip code area of Alachua County. Glen Springs Elementary is located just north, less than a mile away. Other public schools nearby include Westwood Middle and Gainesville High School. University of Florida is approximately 2 miles to the south.
A popular recreational facility for residents of Edgewood Hills is Westside Recreation Center. Situated about 1 mile south of the neighborhood, Westside offers a playground, athletic fields, tennis and racquetball courts, and a large skate park. The recreation center hosts various activities for both adults and children.
Gainesville is known for its various arts events, galleries, and museums. Just to the west of Edgewood Hills is a popular gallery known mostly to the locals, Paddiwhack. This gallery displays an assortment of American crafts from over 500 artists. Located south near the university are the Harn Museum of Art and the Florida Museum of Natural History.
Edgewood Hills is surrounded by a variety of shopping and dining venues. Less than 2 miles to the east are the Gainesville Mall and various large chain stores including Walmart. Approximately 2.5 miles to the southeast is Downtown Gainesville. Downtown boasts many specialty shops, restaurants, and nightlife entertainment.