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The Maxwell neighborhood is located approximately two miles northeast of downtown Nashville. This small neighborhood includes a mixture of residential homes and businesses. Maxwell is bounded by West Eastland Avenue to the north, McFerrin Avenue to the west, Gallatin Avenue on the east, and Main Street to the south. This area is situated east of Ellington Parkway in Davidson County.
The northern area of Maxwell contains a large concentration of businesses, including the Nashville Rehabilitation Hospital. Along Gallatin Avenue traveling south are a variety of shopping and dining venues.
Housing in this historic area of Nashville is scattered. Most homes are located on small side streets like Silverdene Place in the southern portion of Maxwell. Not only is there a mixture of older and newer homes. Home construction also varies. Frame homes, gingerbread style, cottages, and brick and rock homes can all be seen lining the streets. Some homes sit on hills, while others are fairly level with the streets.
Both homeowners and renters are Maxwell residents. Located on Gallatin Avenue near North 11th Street are apartments. There are a variety of housing options located in the northern half of Maxwell, including homes on Laurent Street and Chicamauga Avenue.
The Maxwell neighborhood is located in the 37206 ZIP code. Schools in the vicinity of Maxwell include Ross Elementary and the East Literature Magnet School, which serves grades 5 through 12. The Nashville Public Library–East Branch is on Gallatin Road.
There are several public parks within a three-mile radius of Maxwell. Among them is Douglas Park. This well-maintained park has a small playground and athletic fields. Shelby Park and Shelby Bottoms are approximately two miles to the east. Maxwell is situated north and northwest of other historic neighborhoods such as Historic Edgefield and Lockeland Springs.