Springfield is a metropolitan neighborhood encompassing 6.2 miles in the 32206 zip code area of Duval County in Jacksonville Florida. The community is home to the Springfield Historical District, an area of revitalized historic houses. The median age of residents in the Springfield neighborhood is 34.3 years. Several styles of housing are available in the community, such as apartments, condominiums, single-family homes and townhouses.
The neighborhood of Springfield is on a public transportation route, with several sheltered bus stops in the area. Springfield is bordered by Saint Johns River Terminal Railroad to the north and east, Boulevard Street to the west and East Ashley Street to the south. Springfield is pedestrian friendly, with sidewalks throughout the neighborhood. There are 33 community swimming pools available for public use, such as Cecil Aquatics Center, which offers an indoor pool for year round access.
Public schools in the area include Richard L. Brown Elementary School, Brentwood Elementary School, Kirby-Smith Middle School, Matthew W. Gilbert Middle School and Andrew Jackson High School. Universities in the area include Florida State College of Jacksonville, University of Florida College and Florida Community College- Jacksonville, which are all under a five-minute drive away from Springfield. There are several golf courses in the area, such as Blue Cypress Golf Club and Hyde Park Golf Club. Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach and Neptune Beach are all approximately 30 minutes away.
E2ridebike Tours offers scenic historical bicycle tours through several Jacksonville neighborhoods and is approximately 24 minutes from the Springfield neighborhood. Dog Wood Park, just 17 minutes away, caters to canine friends and features nature trails, fields, dog bathing facilities, a dog swimming lake and a special fenced small dog section. Saint Johns County Skate Park, a 51-minute drive away, offers a skateboard park, canoeing, hiking, picnic areas, playgrounds, a dog park and sport facilities.