Ravenwood South Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The boundaries of Ravenwood South are Norshire Street on the north, Rochelle Street on the east, Canterbury Street on the south, and the city limits on the west. It is located in Greene County, and it is part of the 65804 zip code.
Ravenwood South is a long, narrow neighborhood with three connecting streets that go all the way around the neighborhood, and it has seven short cul-de-sacs and several short streets running off of it. It is a well-established neighborhood with large, single-family homes. The nice-sized yards have grass, and the majority of them also have mature trees. Some of the properties include swimming pools.
Lake Springfield is just a short distance to the south of Ravenwood South and the lake actually touches the southeast border of the neighborhood. Lake Springfield is owned and managed by City Water, Light, and Power. Its main purpose is to serve as the water supply for Springfield and several surrounding towns.
Lake Springfield has 57 miles of shoreline making it a huge recreational area. There are several public boat launches and docks and eight public parks that can be enjoyed. Visitors can enjoy fishing, swimming, and boating. Those who enjoy golf can play at the Lincoln Greens golf course on the northeast side of the lake. Other delightful places to visit are the zoo, a system of hiking trails, and the Lincoln Memorial Garden.
Three other places that can be visited and enjoyed according to one’s interests and favorite pastimes are the Twin Oaks Country Club, the Smith Golf Course and Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield.