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Francis IV is a small residential neighborhood on the west side of Midland, Texas, about 3.5 miles from the center of the city. As this neighborhood’s name might suggest, there is also a Francis, Francis II, and Francis III neighborhood, all situated in the immediate area. Additional communities nearby include Sunset Acres, Ashwood Estates, and Lone Oak.
Encompassing the 79707 zip code area within Midland County, this community is bound by Shell Avenue on the north, Boyd Avenue on the south, and Ranger Street on the west. A church and another residential community can be found just outside of neighborhood bounds on the east. Entirely residential, the Francis IV community consists of just nine town home units.
Nearby Andrews Highway, which runs past the neighborhood less than a quarter mile to the south, hosts a variety of commercial offerings, including popular restaurants and retailers. Andrews Highway also hosts the Midland Memorial Hospital West, situated less than one-half mile west of this community. One of just a few major medical centers in the city, this hospital constitutes both a convenient health care option for residents of Francis IV, as well as a major area employer.
The Francis IV neighborhood is surrounded by opportunities for outdoor recreation, namely several small community parks and facilities. These include Eraic Johnson Field, Grafa Park, Doug Russell Park, Alamo Park, and Lancaster Park.
Several schools can be found near Francis IV, including Lee High School on Neely Avenue, the Midland Montessori School on Austin Street, Bonham Elementary School on Bonham Street, and Alamo Junior High School on Storey Avenue.
Additional attractions within five miles of Francis IV include the Midland Park Mall, Nueva Vista Golf Club, and First American Bank Ballpark (home of the city’s pro baseball team – the Midland Rockhounds).