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The Garden City neighborhood is ten miles north of the city of Jacksonville, Florida, in the 32281 zip code. Jacksonville International Airport is five miles north, and is easily reached via Interstate 295, which is located just west of Garden City. Dun Avenue and Lem Turner Road provide Garden City residents access to shopping centers, entertainment, restaurants, schools, and churches.
Children in this Duval County neighborhood may attend Pine Estates Elementary School, Village Christian Academy, and Highlands High School. The Florida State College School for Culinary Arts and Hospitality is less than ten minutes away, which makes Garden City a convenient location for college students who prefer living off campus.
There is a shopping center on the south side of Dunn Avenue that includes a Winn Dixie grocery store, a Chinese restaurant, McDonalds, and a JC Penny, along with dozens of specialty shops. A Wal-Mart Supercenter and Home Depot are located approximately two miles north on Lem Turner Road. There are also several churches in the community, including Calvary Baptist and Garden City United Methodist Church.
Ray Greene Park is southeast of Garden City. The thirty-eight acre facility has athletic fields, picnic areas, and a community center.
The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is on Zoo Parkway, just east of Interstate 95. The one-hundred-ten acre park runs along the Trout River and has an award-winning exhibit called the Range of the Jaguar.