Hazelwood Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Hazelwood is a community in southern Louisville, Kentucky, about seven miles from the heart of the downtown area. This community is south of Interstate 264, west of Manslick Road/Highway 1931, and east of Taylor Boulevard/Highway 1865. Hazelwood Avenue traverses the area on the south, as does Bluegrass Avenue. The zip code for Hazelwood is 40215, and it is part of Jefferson County. Area communities include Cloverleaf, Beechmont, Southside, and Iroquois.
One of the more significant features of the Hazelwood neighborhood is the St. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital, which is situated within neighborhood bounds along Bluegrass Avenue. Also within walking distance of Hazelwood are Iroquois Library on Woodlawn Avenue and Iroquois High School on Taylor Boulevard.
Less than one mile south of Hazelwood, on New Cut Road, is Iroquois Park. Designed to be a scenic reservation within the city, this 725-acre metropolitan park offers a long list of amenities and several popular facilities. Facilities include the Iroquois Golf Course and the Iroquois Amphitheater – an open-air amphitheater that seats more than 2,400 spectators and is a popular concert venue. The long list of amenities offered here include basketball courts, playgrounds, picnic areas, scenic overlooks, horseshoe pits, disc golf course, fishing lake, and archery range. There are also several miles of trails that are popular for hiking, biking, jogging, and horseback riding.
Another significant attraction near Hazelwood is the Louisville International Airport, situated just two miles to the east along I-264 and I-65. Proximity to this international airfield makes this neighborhood an ideal area of residence for frequent travelers.
For more to see and do, nearby Highway 1931 provides Hazelwood residents with a nearly direct route into downtown Louisville.