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At the southwest edge of Indiana are Vanderburgh County and the city of Evansville, which is located just north of the Mason-Dixon Line and the bordering state of Kentucky. With more than 120,000 people, Evansville is the third-largest city in Indiana. The city is home to a regional airport, multiple parks, museums, and the Mesker Park Zoo.
Within the city’s 47711 ZIP code is the neighborhood of Spring Park. This community is sandwiched between North Boeke Road and North Weinbach Avenue. A residential neighborhood, it lies south of East Morgan Avenue. Spring Park is an established neighborhood of modest homes and mature trees and offers shaded walks and privacy.
This neighborhood is adjacent to the 200-acre Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve. Designated as a National Natural Landmark, the park has a 3-par golf course, nature trails, and a nature center facility. The Wesselman Park Nature Center features its own library, displays, interactive exhibits, and even a bird-viewing room.
Evansville’s oldest park is only three miles to the west of the Spring Park neighborhood. Garvin Park sprawls over 80 acres, providing area residents a place to enjoy a variety of outdoor recreation. The park has courts for tennis and basketball and a public swimming pool. Formerly known as Garvin Grove, the park is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Spring Park is due north of the Weinbach Shopping Center and the East Lloyd Expressway, which affords residents convenient access to downtown Evansville. Located downtown are the Children’s Museum, the Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Evansville Civic Center Complex. However, the 12,500-seat multi-purpose Roberts Stadium is only blocks from Spring Park.
The University of Evansville is less than a mile from Spring Park. Founded in 1854, this private liberal arts school enrolls around 2,500 students annually.