Jefferson Square Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Jefferson Square is a neighborhood in Topeka, Kansas, in the 66605 zip code. The boundaries of the neighborhood are Southeast 21st Street on the north, Southeast 29th Street on the south, Southeast Adams Street on the east, and Union Pacific railroad tracks on the west. This is primarily a residential neighborhood of quiet tree-lined streets with modest single-family detached homes.
The Hillcrest Community Center is an easy walk from the neighborhood. It is a place where family members of all ages can come and find things to do and enjoy. There is a satellite of the Shawnee Clinic available six days a week in the center. For the younger set, there is a preschool three days a week for 3, 4, and 5 year olds. With only 24 children per class this is a very popular offering. There is also a free fitness center. A game room with a pool table and ping pong is popular with the teens, as is the dedicated teen lounge. Outside the center there is a park with a playground, soccer field, basketball courts and a seasonal pool.
Lakewood Park is an adjacent neighborhood park, which offers a playground and a picnic shelter. It is a great place to walk a dog or just enjoy the outdoors.
Golfers who are considering the Jefferson Square area will be happy to know that the Shawnee Golf Club is a 2-minute drive from anywhere in the neighborhood. This is a private golf club that offers 18 challenging holes of golf on a course designed by Donald Ross.
Church’s Chicken has an outlet in the neighborhood on 29th Street. The United States Post Office is located across 29th Street from the neighborhood, making it an easy walk from anywhere in Jefferson Square.