An urban neighborhood ideally located halfway between popular beaches and downtown Jacksonville, Beachwood is in Duval County, Jacksonville, Florida with a zip code of 32246. The median age of residents in the Beachwood community is 31.7 years. Comprised of mainly single-family homes and apartments, the community features Beachwood Civic Association, a neighborhood watch, and has pedestrian-friendly sidewalks, as well as public transportation.
Saints Road borders the Beachwood neighborhood to the north, Huffman Boulevard to the east, Beach Boulevard to the south and Florida 9A to the west. Public schools in the area include Windy Hill Elementary School, Kernan Middle School and Sandalwood High School. Florida Community College-South Campus is conveniently located within the Beachwood community. Other universities nearby include University of Phoenix and the University of North Florida.
The Beachwood neighborhood is near several golf courses such as Glen Kernan Golf and Country Club, Windsor Park Golf Club, and Pablo Creek Golf Club. Just a short drive away, beach goers will enjoy Ponte Verda Beach, Neptune Beach, Jacksonville Beach, and Atlantic Beach. Popular Hanna Park features fun for the whole family, offering hiking and bicycle trails, kayaking, and surfing. Dog Parks in the area include Davis Park, Julington Creek Animal Walk and De Leon Park with a fenced canine play area, Skate Park, and picnic area.
Popular attractions nearby include Jacksonville Fishing Pier, where anglers are sure to get a bite or two on their lines while fishing from this 1,300 foot pier. The Florida Historical Museum gives visitors an educational glimpse into the past, and Adventure Landing features fun in the sun with a water park, go-karts and miniature golf. A Jacksonville Municipal Stadium visit is necessary for die-hard football fans to take in a Jacksonville Jaguar game. The Beachwood community is a thriving neighborhood that has much to offer its residents.