Thinking about moving to Jacksonville?

Don't worry, we've got you covered.  

You’ve probably heard that Jacksonville is the largest city by area in the United States. We’ve got the ocean, we’ve got the river, and we’ve got dozens of neighborhoods in between. Whatever your price range, and whatever home you are trying to establish, the experts at Cowford Realty & Design can help guide and educate you so that you can decide where in Jacksonville to lay down roots. 

Step 1. Pick your neighborhood.

Use this page to help you pick an area that feels just right for you and your family.

Step 2. See the market.

See what your ideal area looks like from a numbers perspective.

Step 3. Find your home.

Search all of the current homes on the market and pick which ones you'd like to learn more about. 

To start, take a look at our Neighborhood Guides below of some of the most popular neighborhoods in Jacksonville. 

Atlantic Beach

Love the beach but want a little respite from the crowds? Atlantic Beach has the beauty of the ocean with the convenience of walkable food and fun.


Love historic homes with tons of charm? You’ll love living here. Centrally located, close to the river and plenty to do!

Jacksonville Beach

Do you crave beach living and an energetic atmosphere? Jax Beach always has activity, energy, and sun.


Mandarin is a charming, beautiful neighborhood showcasing large lot sizes, old oak trees, many pool homes and even boasts easy access for boats and water sports. 

A family-friendly neighborhood with excellent schools is met with great shopping and is only a skip away from I-295. 

Murray Hill

A convenient location and tight community have made Murray Hill a very popular area.

 Not only is it fun, hip and historic but this century-old neighborhood feels classic and is rich in history.

Neptune Beach

This cozy beach town has so much charm you'll feel at peace instantly. 

Neptune Beach is known for the ocean views, community events and shops at your fingertips.


If family-friendly homes, a strong sense of community and an active lifestyle are for you, then it's high time you took a good look at Nocatee! This area, between Jacksonville and Saint Augustine, keeps you close to everything.


If you crave a little room but still want to be close to everything Jacksonville has to offer you need to know Ortega. This quiet neighborhood has beautiful waterfront views, a quiet sleepy vibe and is surprisingly close to the urban core!

Ponte Vedra

Beach life, plenty of shopping and all the amenities. Ponte Vedra offers the best of Florida living; from surf, to sand, to golf, it's all here.


If you enjoy walking to some of Jacksonville's most popular restaurants and nightspots, while living along the riverfront, the excitement of Riverside may be just right for you.

San Marco

Spanish architecture, riverfront properties, and local shops make up this Jacksonville neighborhood. Located on the south bank of the river, San Marco is home to families and professionals that want great schools and a central location.


Do you want a spacious, historic home-life while being near the excitement of downtown? Springfield may be perfect. Very close to downtown, new local shop, restaurants and historic large homes!

Want to talk to someone directly...

Someone who can offer their perspective? 

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Our team is passionate about where we live and would love to help guide you as you learn more about our beautiful city!

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