The Arlington neighborhood of Jacksonville, FL, consists of an area of about 74 square miles that sits to the east of the St. Johns River. It encompasses the following zip codes: 32211, 32216, 32224, 32246, and 32277. Arlington is connected to all of the greater Jacksonville metro area through the major road systems of the Arlington Expressway, State Road 9A, and the Southside Connector. It sits in the heart of Jacksonville’s bustling community: only four miles from Jacksonville International Airport, three miles from Florida Technical College, two miles from Jacksonville University, and about five miles from the downtown area’s plethora of activities and events, including Alltel Stadium (home of the Jacksonville Jaguars).
Arlington’s proximity to downtown Jacksonville means that residents are only a 20-minute drive to some of North Florida’s most popular events and attractions. The Moran Theater, Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, Florida Theatre, and the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena are just some of the venues that host world-famous performances of plays, musicals, operas, concerts, symphonies, lectures, sporting events, and so much more. Arlington residents are always just a quick drive away from everything going on.
Arlington is a neighborhood that has something for everyone. There are several parks in the neighborhood (such as Tree Hill Park and Nature Center, Bruce Park, and Parkwood Heights Park) that offer an escape from the commotion of city life. The St. Johns River provides residents an array of water-related activities, such as boating, kayaking, fishing, water skiing, and sail boarding. As with many North Florida locations, it boasts many stellar golf courses and cultural opportunities like museums and art galleries. Furthermore, Arlington maintains its close-knit neighborhood atmosphere with regularly scheduled farmers’ markets, concerts, charity events, and club meetings that foster a friendly community. There is always something new to do in Arlington, one of Jacksonville’s most charming neighborhoods.