Empire Point Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Situated just off Atlantic Boulevard, just east of the Hart Bridge and Episcopal High School and west of Little Pottsburg Creek, Empire Creek is a community dominated by homes that were built in the 1950s and 1960s. Some of Empire Point’s attributes include shady tree canopies, proximity to the St. Johns River, the San Marco and St. Nicholas neighborhoods, and easy access to sporting events at downtown venues.
In the 32207 zip code area, Empire Point is bordered on the north by River Point Road, on the south by Dermell Drive, on the west by Mayfair Road, and on the east by Thorden Road. The Hart Bridge Expressway and Atlantic Boulevard cut through the community, making the neighborhood appealing to residents who need to commute quickly to other parts of the city.
The Hart Bridge Expressway affords quick and easy access to the Gator Bowl, Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, and Jacksonville Landing, a downtown shopping, dining, and entertainment district.
A waterfront community, Empire Point offers residents easy access to the water and easy commutes to local shopping centers and schools. Boaters, in particular, are drawn to the area because of nearby boat ramps. Empire Point makes its waterfront personality known with street names like River Point Road, River Basin Drive North, and River Bank Court.
Atlantic Boulevard, one of the city’s major thoroughfares, provides a wide range of easily accessible shopping opportunities. The nearest golf courses for residents of Empire Point are Timuquana Country Club and San Jose Country Club.
Empire Point is home to Episcopal High School of Jacksonville (4455 Atlantic Boulevard), a private school with grades 6-12, 901 students and a student-teacher ratio of 12:1, is generally regarded as one of the best schools in the region.