U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Covid-19 Information Page
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Florida > Jacksonville
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 07-01-2009, 02:55 PM
 
Location: Dallas, GA
4 posts, read 13,770 times
Reputation: 11

Advertisements

Hi All,

I currently live about 30 minutes outside of Atlanta which is a pretty nice area not to far from the city for work but far enough for comfort.

I was wondering if there are towns/ counties/ suburbs like that outside of Jacksonville. Possible on the east side of JAX. How safe they are? How bad is the commute? And how far away would it be from the beach?

Oh and Im 26 not married and no kids so I dont need to worry about any of that.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 07-01-2009, 03:23 PM
 
Location: Miami-Jax
6,854 posts, read 7,558,558 times
Reputation: 3896
Traffic around Jax and density of the "city" is not really comparable to that of Atlanta. I'd think you could find what you're looking for without searching "outside" of Jacksonville.

If you're working downtown you can probably live at the beaches and have close to a 30 minute commute. Or live very near work and still have the comfort of suburbia.

It's only a five-hour drive...come down and get a feel for things first-hand.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-01-2009, 04:32 PM
 
57 posts, read 129,662 times
Reputation: 23
Depending where in Atlanta you live it is closer to a 6 hour drive to jacksonville. I lived in Metro Atlanta area almost all my life and just moved down here about 7 months ago. Traffic is NO where near as bad as Atlanta traffic is. I live on the east side of Jacksonville, they actually call it the south side, off of Atlatic blvd and is a pretty safe area. It is not very far from downtown either maybe 15 miles or so and you are only about 10 miles or so from the beach area. I have never driven to downtown in "rush" hour but I would not think it would take longer than 30 mins from where I live to get downtown. Give you an idea I live half a mile from the Kernan blvd and Atlantic blvd intersection area code 32225. Just saw it says you are from dallas, ga. I lived in Rockmart before we moved here.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 02-08-2011, 08:48 AM
 
2 posts, read 4,299 times
Reputation: 10
Maybe someone can help me. My family and I are relocating to Jacsonville FL from Miami. We are wondering what are the safe areas. We found a beautiful apartment that is located in area code 32277. It is on University Blvd. N. Can anyone shed some light concerning the safety of this area? So far I have gotten good feed back from people but I would rather speak to someone who has first hand experience. Thank you very much.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Florida > Jacksonville
Similar Threads
View detailed profiles of:
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

© 2005-2020, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Contact Us - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 - Top