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MLK is a community that is located within East MLK. It is an older and well-established Austin community. Highway 183 gives residents and visitors easy access to the rest of the city of Austin.
Older homes set on large lots are situated in the JJ Seabrook neighborhood. Martin Luther King is a neighborhood that is one of the largest and most established communities in the area. Oak Springs is surrounded by Givens Park and commercial property. A smaller residential community, Marlo Heights, is a rural neighborhood with narrow streets.
MLK encompasses ZIP codes 78721 and 78723. It is bordered by Airport Boulevard on the west, Springdale Road on the east, East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard on the north, and Givens District Park on the south. Within its boundaries are two parks. The first is Givens District Park, which host arts and crafts classes, cultural programs, after-school programs, and day camps. The second is Springdale Park. Historic Plummers Cemetery is also located in the MLK community. Big Walnut Park, a nature reserve, is also near the MLK neighborhood. Morris Williams Golf Course provides enjoyable rounds of golf. Festival Beach just south of MLK offers hiking, bike trails, and a great picnic site.
MLK is primarily a residential community. Residents have access to three high schools, one middle school, and 19 elementary and other schools. The University of Texas is a short distance away and partners with many organizations on community programs. The university provides a pre-K through 12 outreach initiative that utilizes the staff’s knowledge and resources.