McGirts Creek Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
McGirts Creek is a neighborhood in Jacksonville, Florida. The neighborhood is part of the 32244 zip code and located to the west of Interstate 295 and north of Argyle Forest Boulevard. McGirts Creek is heavily residential with little commercial development in the general neighborhood. This lack of commercialization makes this area perfect for those looking to get away from the busy big city. With Interstate 295 on the eastern edge, the city is well within reach without being directly in the backyard of residents.
One of the biggest benefits of having a highly residential neighborhood is that the roads have considerably less traffic. These lower traffic streets are perfect for walkers, runners, skaters, and cyclists looking for miles of pavement to enhance their workout routine. The slower roads are also perfect for children who can often be found playing throughout the neighborhood.
Shopping in the area can be found less than a mile to the north off of 103rd Street. This area has numerous different major brand name retail establishments as well as a wide number of local favorites. Some of the best-known retailers include Wal-Mart Super Center, Advance Auto Parks, Hobby World, Publix Super Market, Auto Zone, and Walgreen’s Pharmacy. The retailers offer a lot of the day to day products and services and a limited number of specialty items.
Dining can also be found along 103rd Street. Most of the dining options here are quick service restaurants, but there are many different sit-down establishments, as well. These restaurants provide a wide assortment of foods and flavors from around the world. Some of the more popular dining options in the area include International House of Pancakes, Taco Bell, Subway, and Pizza Hut. There are a number of smaller restaurants, as well.