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Piers and docks are a prominent feature of many of the homes in the small established community of Brown Island, located in Duval County, Jacksonville, Florida, in zip code 32226. Situated on the southwestern fringe of Timucaun Ecological and Historical Preserve, the Brown Island neighborhood is endowed with lush native vegetation and prolific wildlife.
The Brown Island neighborhood is within seven miles of the Anheuser Busch Brewery, a major source of productive employment in the Jacksonville area. Visitors to the brewery can embark on a tour, learning firsthand how Anheuser Busch beer is created, and visit the famous Clydesdale horses in the Anheuser stables. The Naval Station at Mayport, one of the United States’ major naval stations, is a 30-minute commute from Brown Island down Route 116.
Fishing is a popular sport in the Brown Island community. Redfish, black drum, and trout are some of the plentiful species of fish that can be caught while fishing from the Brown’s Creek Bridge or kayaking in Brown’s Creek. A nearby fishing camp provides bait, tackle and refreshments for anglers of all levels. Sunbathing, snorkeling, swimming, and sailing activities are available at Atlantic and Jacksonville Beaches, a 30-minute drive from the Brown Island neighborhood.
Popular spectator sport venues include the Jacksonville Municipal Stadium, home to the Jacksonville Jaguars, a national Football League team. National Hockey League exhibition games and family events, such as ice skating shows, are featured at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Stadium.
Downtown Jacksonville is accessible within a 30-minute commute, providing shopping centers, dining opportunities, and Jacksonville University, voted one of America’s Best Colleges by US News and World Report. More than 40 shops can be explored at Jacksonville Landing, which also features entertainment and hopping night life venues. Brown Island is a neighborhood filled with nature’s beauty, while close to sports facilities, historical landmarks, parks, and shopping opportunities.