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The historic waterfront community of Clifton is located at the south end of the city of Arlington, just east of Jacksonville. Clifton is bounded by the St. Johns River, the Arlington River, and the Arlington Expressway. University Boulevard is the main street that runs through the community, providing easy access to the Arlington Expressway and downtown Jacksonville.
This community offers mature landscaping with large trees. Residences are a mix of older historic homes and modern custom-built dwellings, both big and small. Unlike neighboring communities that are close to the downtown Jacksonville area, Clifton has avoided the urban ambiance and remains an isolated, quiet, and friendly community.
Since the Clifton neighborhood is located right on the banks of two great waterways, the St. Johns River and the Arlington River, these two rivers as an important part of everyday life for area residents and make up much of the community’s economic base. Millions of tons of goods are shipped in and out of Jacksonville annually. The Port of Jacksonville produces more than a billion dollars and more than 10,000 jobs for the local economy. Residents of Clifton and nearby areas utilize the rivers for activities such as fishing, boating, water sports, and swimming.
Another place where Clifton residents can enjoy Florida’s gorgeous nature settings is Tree Hill Park and Nature Center, located just to the east of the neighborhood, right off the Arlington Expressway. This wonderful 50-acre nature discovery park offers outdoor education stations and acres of hiking trails. Tree Hill also features a butterfly sanctuary and a hummingbird garden.
With its lush landscape, beautiful homes, and pristine river views, Clifton is a top-notch choice for a neighborhood in which to live in the Jacksonville area.