Guide To Riverside, Avondale & Ortega

Riverside, Avondale, and Ortega are some of the most historic neighborhoods in Jacksonville. They are located on the west bank of the St. John's River, spanning from just south of downtown to just north of Orange park.

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Zip Codes: 32204, 32205, 32210

What makes Riverside, Avondale & Ortega unique?

Riverside, Avondale, and Ortega are known for their history, culture, and charm. Combining beautiful tree-lined streets with trendy bars and unique shopping, they bring a modern, hip twist to an old Florida feel. Home to the Riverside Arts Market, Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, and the famous 5 points neighborhood, there is no shortage of things to see and do.

Shopping in Riverside, Avondale & Ortega

The Riverside, Avondale, and Ortega neighborhoods are a boutique shoppers dream. There aren't any large malls, but there are a multitude of independent shops to check out. Riverside is known for its vintage and more eclectic stores, while Avondale is home to more high-end fashion boutiques.

Schools in Riverside, Avondale & Ortega

Riverside, Avondale, and Ortega offer a large selection of schools.


There is a school liaison at every base that can help you find a school that is best for your family.

For a full list of preschools that offer free Voluntary Pre Kindergarten (VPK), please click here.

Pediatricians in Riverside, Avondale & Ortega

There are several pediatricians in the Riverside, Avondale, and Ortega neighborhoods.

Proximity to Military Bases

Given their location on the west bank of the St. John's River, Riverside, Avondale, and Ortega are closest to NAS Jax. To get to NAS Mayport, you'll need to take either the Fuller Warren Bridge or Henry H. Buckman Bridge and head all the way east. To reach Kings Bay, you'll need to take I-95 North, which is most accessible from Riverside and furthest away from Ortega.

Access To The Rest of The City

Riverside, Avondale, and Ortega are tucked away in a corner of the St. John's River. Accessing the rest of the city isn't difficult, it just isn't always quick. Roosevelt Blvd (US 17) is the main road running through the neighborhoods and can connect you with either I-95 to the north or I-295 to the south to access the rest of the city.

Homes for Sale in Riverside, Avondale & Ortega

Check out the current homes for sale in Riverside, Avondale, and Ortega

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