Picketville Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Jacksonville’s Picketville neighborhood is situated approximately six miles northwest of downtown. Mainly a business district, the area has a large concentration of wooded areas and buildings. Residential homes are scattered throughout the community like those found on North Old Kings Road.
Picketville is bounded by Moncrief Road West at the north and Imeson Road on the west. The eastern and southern boundary varies with Pritchard Road making up a portion of the southern border and the eastern border situated just west of New Kings Road. Interstate 295 extends through the center portion of the neighborhood.
Local residents can take advantage of convenient shopping to the west and southwest of the community. Just minutes away are West Mall Shopping Center and BJ’S Wholesale Club. A few miles to the east is Gateway Shopping Center and to the northeast are larger chain stores including Walmart Supercenter, Kmart, and the Highlands Shopping Center.
Picketville is located in the 32219 zip code of Duval County. Nearby public schools include Samuel A. Hull Elementary, Pickett Elementary, Ribault Middle, and William Raines High School. Less than two miles to the southeast is Tiger Academy. Also a free public facility, Tiger Academy serves younger children focusing on rigorous academics and a structured environment.
A popular recreational destination for area residents is Thomas Creek Conservation Area. Situated about five miles to the northwest of the community, Thomas Creek has over 5,500 acres and contains the Thomas Creek Wildlife Management Area. This WMA is over 1,700 acres where residents can enjoy boating, fishing, wildlife viewing, and seasonal hunting. For a smaller recreational venue that is closer to the neighborhood, residents can utilize Richardson Road Park located about one mile to the southeast.