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Jacksonville’s Jamestown neighborhood is situated approximately ten miles north-northeast of Downtown. The community is bounded by Yellow Bluff Road on the east, Starratt Road on the north and west, and New Berlin Road to the south. This rural area is surrounded by some of the most picturesque views found in Florida.
To the east of Jamestown are Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park and Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve. According to the Florida Park Service, Pumpkin Hill Preserve State Park “protects one of the largest contiguous areas of coastal uplands remaining in Duval County.” Visitors to the park can enjoy a variety of recreational activities including biking, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and wildlife watching. Trails are provided for hiking, walking, and horseback riding. Leashed pets are allowed with their owners on the trails.
Timucuan Preserve has more than 45,000 acres with different activities available to visitors. Hiking, camping, and wildlife watching are only a few of the many outdoor activities offered. Boating, canoeing, and kayaking are also available, with kayak and canoe rentals offered at Long Island Outfitters.
Jamestown is located in the 32218 zip code of Duval County. Public schools in the vicinity of the neighborhood include Louis Sheffield Elementary School, Oceanway Middle School, and First Coast High School. Highlands Branch Library is approximately five miles southwest of the community.
Residents are only a couple of miles east of convenient shopping options. Wal-Mart Supercenter and River City Marketplace are both located near Interstate 95. Just a few miles beyond this shopping area is the Jacksonville International Airport.