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The Waterford neighborhood in Tallahassee, Florida, is off Lovenia Drive in Leon County. The subdivision has one main road and entrance, Crestwood Drive. The community is in the 32311 zip code area.
Waterford features upscale one- and two-story homes in a variety of sizes and styles. The area is quiet and very private. The absence of sidewalks means that walkers must use the streets, but the light volume of traffic makes doing so safe and easy. The surrounding neighborhoods are Elysian Forest and Pine Meadows.
The semi-rural area surrounding Waterford is mainly residential, with few commercial properties and recreational facilities. Residents use the Apalachee Parkway/Highway 27 or the Tram Road/Highway 259 to access central Tallahassee for work, dining, and shopping.
Public schools that serve the neighborhood are part of the Leon County School District. Leon County has been rated an A+ school district by the Florida Department of Education, based on community and parental involvement in 2011. Nearby schools include Chaires Elementary School, Swift Creek Middle School, and the Florida State University School. The University School is a charter school that works with the Department of Education at Florida State University for the purpose of research and development. Students must apply to attend the program.
Two natural areas north of Waterford provide recreational opportunities for neighborhood residents. The J. R. Alford Greenway features 800 acres of trails for biking, hiking, and equestrian use. The Lake Lafayette Heritage Trail Park has a playground, picnic facilities, fishing, and hiking trails and is noted for its scenic views.