An urban community that features shotgun and camelback style single-family homes as well as apartments, the Irish Hill neighborhood is located in Jefferson County, Louisville, Kentucky in the zip code area of 40206. Residents in this community belong to the Irish Hill Neighborhood Association, and have a median age of 37.1 years. East Main Street borders the Irish Hill neighborhood to the west, Interstate 64 to the north, Lexington Road to the south and Grimstead Drive to the east.
Public schools in the area include Field Elementary School and Barret Traditional Middle School, where students are instructed in a traditional method. Dupont Manual High School is a magnet school and has been voted one of America’s Best Schools by Redbook Magazine.
Universities in the area include Bellarmine University, with such notable alumni as Marianne Silber, Fox News Channel reporter and Kyle Sorensen a Lacrosse league player. Spalding University is located in the heart of downtown Louisville and is where Muhammad Ali began his career. University of Louisville notable alumni include Static Major, a singer and songwriter, and Sean Green, a Major League Baseball pitcher.
Cherokee Park is a ten-minute drive from the Irish Hill neighborhood and has a scenic loop for running, walking and bicycle riding. The park has an off- leash fenced canine play area, picnic areas, horseback riding trails, spray pool, tennis courts and a fishing lake. Seneca Golf Course is approximately twelve minutes away and offers a challenging 18-hole course.
The Irish Hill neighborhood is conveniently located near several popular attractions such as the Louisville Slugger Museum, where visitors can see how the Official Major League Baseball bat is made and tour the factory. The Kentucky Derby Museum has two floors of exhibits. Visitors are welcome to explore interactive displays and go on a simulated horse ride.